Canteen’s 2020 Sustainability Scorecard

Each year, we like to put together a list of sustainable efforts by the numbers. We can reflect on brand-wide initiatives to create a better break time for your team and the environment. Take a look at some of the highlights from 2020 and see how we did.

FarmhouseLocal Produce in support of American Family Farms

Canteen understands that local and regional food goes hand in hand with policies that ensure food is also fair. We are proud to support small and mid-sized American family farms, local communities, and artisans for our fresh food options.




SeafoodSeafood from sustainable sources (SFW Criteria)

Canteen follows the guidelines set by the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch Program and only consider seafood that is rated ‘Best Choice’ or ‘Good Alternative’ sustainable.





Milk and YogurtMilk free of artificial growth hormones
Yogurt free of artificial growth hormones

Canteen avoids the artificial growth hormone rBGH, a genetically engineered hormone to promote increased milk production, to ensure humane treatment of animals.







Cage-free eggsCertified Humane cage-free (shell) eggs

Traditional Factory Farming confines laying hens in battery cages too small to walk, spread their wings, or turn around. Certified cage-free shell eggs ensure the humane care of farm animals.




Chicken and TurkeyChicken produced without the routine use of human antibiotics
Turkey produced without the routine use of human antibiotics

Canteen’s policy requires that chickens and turkeys are produced without the non-therapeutic use of human antibiotics. This means that medically important human antibiotics are not given to birds on a routine basis, decreasing the danger of antibiotic resistance.





fair-trade coffeeEco/Fair Trade Certified Coffee

With our partners at Tradecraft, buying Fair Trade certified coffees means they are confident everyone involved in delivering the final cup of coffee is well cared for. Fair Trade is a partnership based on dialogue, transparency and respect that seeks greater equity in international trade.



We’re just scratching the surface. With a continued effort to make break time better for you and the environment, Canteen can meet your sustainability goals. Learn more about our sustainability efforts, or get started today!

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