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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4 tips to WFH: 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

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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Finding time to take a break

“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” – Anne Lamott Pardon the interruption, but could you step away from your desk for just a minute to talk about something important? That would be … stepping away from your desk. Did you know that a well-timed break from…

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grab and go for a better work/life balance

Do you ever think that the person who decided this whole 24 hours a day inside a seven day week really undershot it? We all wish that we had a few extra hours in the day and maybe a longer weekend to do everything we enjoy. For many of us though, work takes up a…

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Since Kindergarten, we’re taught that fruit is good for us. From vitamins and minerals, to antioxidants and natural fiber—fruit is an excellent way to get a sweet fix without interrupting your personal wellness goals. But have you ever considered the difference fresh fruit would make on the job? It’s pretty fruitastic! Having fresh fruit in…

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national nutrition month banner

March is here! What’s not to get excited about? There’s the first day of spring, St. Patrick’s Day, and let’s not forget about National Nutrition Month! As a part of Compass Group, we work together across the nation to get the message out there about healthier eating habits and supporting our environment. This year, let’s…

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