Research & Trends

Snack Trends 2021

Intersectionality of our current environment You may be asking yourself, what do any of these have to do with food, coffee, or a break room? Quite a bit, we believe. And our research and data validate that these macro trends are shaping the way we eat and take breaks. MACRO TRENDS Safety Seemingly every company…
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Summer's hottest drinks

The Summer’s Hottest Drinks

All that time daydreaming about warm weather, short Fridays, and happy hours has finally come to a close. Now, it’s a reality! Summer is here.  While the season may conjure up images of sunbathing on a beach or skipping out of the workplace early to cool down with an evening cocktail, you don’t have to…
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How a Food and Beverage Program Betters Your Workplace

How a Food and Beverage Program Betters Your Workplace

Tensions are high within the current workforce landscape. Companies are fighting to recruit and maintain their top talent while workers prioritize putting their needs first. Employee wellness is a popular topic of conversation, and employee benefits and perks have become many companies’ first lines of defense in the current “war for talent.” Take a look…
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How Office Design Impacts Employee Well-being

This might be a hard pill to swallow: it’s estimated that, in Western cultures, people spend 90% of their time indoors. In North America, workers spend at least 50% of their indoor time in the workplace. Employers should maximize workers’ comfort and well-being to make the most positive and productive environment possible where their employees…
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The Importance of Breaks: 4 Tips to Make Your Break Worth It

We’ve all had workdays where we’ve prioritized pushing through to get more tasks checked off our lists instead of listening to our bodies and minds to take breaks when necessary. Whether you’ve missed your lunch break after being sucked into your inbox or sat for too long in consecutive meetings, you deserve to take a…
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Enjoy a bit of the bubbly

Gut-Healthy Beverages: An Alternative to Sodas

Have you ever wanted to quench soda cravings without the guilt of high sugar content and artificial products? Maybe you’re looking for alternatives that are both tasty and functional. A growing trend in gut-focused drinks opens opportunities for great soda alternatives to take centerstage. These beverages contain beneficial probiotics and other natural ingredients that promote…
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9 Factors Defining Sustainable Break Rooms in 2023

At Canteen, we’re committing to being better stewards of the environment. Sustainability is a core part of our strategy, what we stand for, and what we offer as a company. Our Sustainability Platform centers around purpose – How do our offerings support communities and people where we live and conduct business, and how are we…
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Offices of the Future: Thoughts on Design

Offices of the Future: Thoughts on Design

The workspace is changing. In a time when WFH culture is center stage, offices are adapting to provide the best experience to their occupants. No, the collaborative workplace isn’t going anywhere, but these large-scale trends shape how we think about productivity and purpose within our office walls. Our creative director, Mark Kaminski, and his team…
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RTD Coffee Trends

Ready-To-Drink (RTD) Cold Brew is the New Hottest Coffee Trend

Convenience is key – that’s the thought behind one of coffee’s hottest trends, RTD Coffee. Ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee refers to canned or bottled cold coffee products sealed for whenever you’re ready to sip. In 2019, the global RTD coffee market was valued at $22.4 billion U.S. dollars and is expected to reach $42.4 billion by…
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Hottest Drinks of Summer

The Hottest Drinks Keeping Your Office Cool This Summer

Warm weather, short Fridays, and happy hours – the stuff summer dreams are made of. While we all long to skip out early and embrace the hot evening with a cocktail, there’s no reason to limit your summertime vibes to after-work hours. A wide selection of cold, refreshing drinks full of tropical flavors can bring…
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4 Office Snack Trends

4 Office Snack Trends Changing the Way We Eat

When it comes to trending products, we love to break down categories big and small. We’re constantly showcasing the most significant shifts in the industry that you can apply directly to your breakroom and keep your team happy and productive. Here, we’re taking it to a higher level. Our product experts have weighed in on…
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