Caring for People and Planet with Bella Hughes of Shaka Tea

Caring for People and Planet with Bella Hughes of Shaka Tea

We’re continuing to highlight some of the great products and suppliers and how they’re not only creating fantastic products but making changes in the world around them. This month, we caught up with Bella Hughes, President and Co-founder of Shaka Tea. On top of making fantastic teas brewed with māmaki (more on that in a…

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canteen veterans

Canteen Veterans: Recognizing Those Who Have Served Our Country

Veterans Day is observed annually on November 11 in the United States. It’s a day dedicated to paying our respects and showing our gratitude to those who have courageously served our country. At Canteen, we celebrate Veterans Day with a company-wide Town Hall meeting where we share the stories of our people, the success of…

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5 coffee trends for this year and next

5 Coffee Trends for This Year and Next

We talk about trends a lot. Like, A LOT. That makes sense because there are always new tastes and innovations that build off of past trends. It’s kind of the nature of trends. Now, we’re diving into the hottest coffee game-changers of the coming age to carry you through the end of this year and…

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National Coffee Day with Keba Konte

National Coffee Day with Keba Konte of Red Bay Coffee

We fully support the idea that coffee day should be every day. However, we have waited for a full 365 for this one particular day, the best day of the year, National Coffee Day. And to celebrate, we connected with Keba Konte, Founder and CEO of Red Bay Coffee. Keba is an artist, food entrepreneur…

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Chef Appreciation Week

Chef Appreciation Week: Heroes Behind the Food

This year, Chef Appreciation Week takes on an even greater meaning as our Dining team’s took on the incredible responsibility of nourishing first responders, feeding essential workers and, supporting their communities, amidst a global pandemic. We are joining Compass Group in celebrating our #HeroesBehindtheFood – We are so excited to share with you the stories…

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Staying Productive and Sane During a Pandemic

Staying Productive (and Sane) During a Pandemic

Months ago, many of you found yourselves in a new office where your desk is a couch and break room, a kitchen. Others find themselves in a workplace dramatically altered by social distancing and temperature checks. It’s now March 186th, have you learned to make lemonade, yet? The break room may be different, but we’re…

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How to Make Coffee at Home or Office

Times, they are a-changin’, but your daily coffee craving doesn’t have to suffer. We know how sweet that simple cup of joe can be when you’re just starting your day, looking for a mid-morning boost, or post-lunch pick-me-up, or getting through another meeting that should have been an email, or fighting the 3 p.m. slump….

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4 tips to WFH: How to stay happy and healthy

4 Tips to Work from Home: How to Stay Happy and Healthy

So, you’re still working from home. While we’ve covered the future of safe snacking back at the office, many companies are still working from home, and some might stay that way. Being out-of-office removes many opportunities in your daily routine to meet physiological and psychological needs, many of which you find in the breakroom. Hear…

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Break Room of the Future: Returning to Work after COVID-19

Break Room of the Future: Returning to Work after COVID-19

Many things about the post-COVID workplace are going to take some considerable getting-used-to. Routine temp checks, muffled face-mask conversations, and socially distant lunch breaks change the office dynamic in dramatic ways. Gone are the days of collaborating in cozy huddle rooms.   Despite the enforced separation, the yearn for interaction, connection, and community lingers. Historically,…

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Trend REport Canteen

Trend Report: Snacking in a Post COVID-19 World

As our ‘new normal’ begins to take shape in the wake of Coronavirus (COVID-19), many are still left wondering where we go from here and how all of this will affect daily life in the future. We’ve been asking ourselves the same questions and our Innovation Team went to work to answer them. Someday soon…

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