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How Food Can Change the World

It’s true that a lot of food goes unused… The amount however, may surprise you. Americans waste about 40 percent of their food. Unfortunately, wasted food also means wasted water. By just throwing away common food items such as lettuce, apples, tomatoes, eggs and beef, the average American wastes about 26,000 gallons of water per… Read more »

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Little Pods That Make a BIG Difference!

When you hear the term “single-serve coffee,” what comes to mind? If your first thought is a Keurig or something similar, you’d be right on track with the majority of America. In fact, single-serve brewers have been the 2nd most popular way to brew coffee since 2012, after classic drip brewers. What makes them so popular?… Read more »

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National Iced Tea Month—Drink to Your Health!

June is upon us, which means so is National Iced Tea Month! We all know that iced tea is a great hydration option for the summer heat—but did you know that unsweetened iced tea is also considered a natural superfood? The Harvard School of Public Health has issued many reports praising the health benefits of… Read more »

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Recognizing our Great Canteen Ladies

Did you know? We’re celebrating our first official National Inclusion Day this June, but it’s more than just one month… We recognize the importance of inclusion every day as an integral part of our operation and one of the keys to our success as an organization. For instance, during the month of March, International Women’s… Read more »

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Dream It. Design It. Build It.

Picture this: you’re visiting an office on a Tuesday afternoon. What do you imagine you’d see? Most likely, those ceiling-high cubicle walls are a thing of the past. Instead, you’ll see spur-of-the-moment meetings and active dialogue taking place in a more relaxed setting with soft seating, barista-quality coffee machines, snacks… the works. The industry calls… Read more »

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Meet Me: Caitlin O’Shea

She’s the third of four siblings, an Elon University graduate and softball lover. We’re talking about Caitlin O’Shea, and we’re proud to have her on our team! Let’s hear more about her story straight from the source. “I joined Canteen as the Communications Specialist in June 2016 after completing an internship with Morrison Healthcare in… Read more »

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Recruiting & Retaining an Amazing Team

We’re not going to lie… We think our associates are pretty amazing. And you probably feel the same way about your team, right? Here’s the age-old question: how do you retain your great people and for that matter, attract even more talent? Here are some key things people are looking for these days when choosing… Read more »

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Give a Heart Day 2017

Last February, our Midwest team found and fell in love with Mooseheart International, and its mission to provide much-needed homes to kids and teens, from infancy all the way through high school. To support the cause, they helped host the first ever Give a Heart Day. This year on February 25th, a tradition was born… Read more »

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