Canteen’s supplier diversity mission is to proactively identify, build relationships with, and purchase goods from certified diverse suppliers. So, we analyzed the market, run the numbers, and tasted a few things to pick out four certified brands that represent our diversity mission and are trending like crazy. We’re not telling you what to do, but…

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We’re in full swing celebrating Black History Month by highlighting our Black-owned coffee roaster partners. Canteen’s supplier diversity mission is to proactively identify, build relationships with, and purchase goods from certified diverse suppliers. We sat down with Rod Johnson and Pernell Cezar, the owners of BLK & Bold, to discuss their coffee and tea, entrepreneurial…

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A breakroom by Canteen is convenient, connected and contactless. Whether you’re in need of a secure, controlled access option, or an open-air market, Canteen has an unattended retail solution that will give your guests complete control of their shopping experience. Meet our solutions. Micro Markets (Avenue C) Picture this. Your employees or guests have been busy all day,…

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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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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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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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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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hot tea: what to drink and when

    The secret to a long life is hot tea. Sure, that’s a bit of a blanket statement, but we’re all aboard this bandwagon and trust us, you should be too. Widely accepted scientific studies point out the expansive list of health benefits associated with regularly drinking hot tea of all varieties. The fountain…

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Everyone has a preference when it comes to coffee. Some like it darker than night, others would prefer a cup full of hazelnut creamer (hey, we don’t judge.) Either way, this stuff is the lifeblood of today’s workforce. From the dawn of the breakroom, coffee has been an unstoppable force of caffeine and productivity. Coffee’s power…

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photo of people in breakroom

Picture two break room doors. Your team stands before them – hungry, thirsty and needing a reboot. Behind door number one? A bare-bones room with a bowl of tired-looking fruit and crumbly cracker packs. The dregs of coffee made hours ago sizzles on the back burner. Behind door number two? Xanadu! Look at all the…

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