MUSCAT: SPAR Oman has launched a promotional campaign called ‘Healthy Kids Lunch Competition’ as part of its continued focus to emphasise the importance of healthy eating in children’s nutrition. The contest will be held on October 9 at SPAR Madinat as Sultan Qaboos from 5pm onwards.

Interested participants can sign up for the competition either by registering on the SPAR Oman Facebook page or by filling out an entry form at any of SPAR outlet in the city. They will then need to bring the prepared dish – to the designated time and place – along with the recipe and a brief description of the health/nutritional value. Entries will be judged based on the nutritional value, presentation and taste. Last date for entry is October 8.

Commenting on the event, Devendra Kumar – head SPAR Oman, said, “At SPAR, we believe in living your healthiest, happiest life to fullest. A healthy lunch keeps kids active, alert and focused and gives them the nutrition they need every day. A balanced lifestyle involves eating a healthy diet and being physically active on a regular basis. A balanced diet is important for child’s health, growth and development. The objective of this competition is to promote nutrition education with the objective of improving a child’s health.”

There are some exciting prizes to be won from the competition. First prize includes a 50-piece Superware dinner set; second prize is a Brabantia cooking set and third prize is a Geepas juice mixer. The winning recipe will also be featured in SPAR Kitsu Menu at Madinat Qaboos.

Participating outlets are SPAR Bausher, SPAR Madinat Sultan Qaboos and SPAR Al Khuwayr. Customers can also dial 80075000 Customer Care (toll free) to register themselves for the competition.