While every business is different, most implement one common approach. It is important to provide food and beverages that keep staff happy. Many offer just basic coffee, tea and biscuits. The range of what you offer will depend on the type of organisation you are.
Whether you offer the basics or provide premium options, there are ways to buy better. Two simple methods are to rationalise products and streamline suppliers.
There is a range of options not available to domestic purchasers you should consider when buying for business. Whether it is bulk packs or dispensing options it is wise to seek expert help.
Catering to individual preferences
Food and beverage are about as personal as you can get. Some like strawberry and some like chocolate. While everyone likes different things, this is not practical when catering in the workplace. You need to provide a range that suits the majority and caters for dietary preferences.
Think about healthy options
Traditional thinking around a coffee and a biscuit has not kept up with modern workplaces. Rather than loading up staff with sugary and fatty treats - consider some healthy options. This will keep your staff energised and more productive.
Milk and fruit
Fresh milk for coffee and tea or supplying fresh fruit is nothing new. How and where you buy it can save both time and money. Running to the shops works for urgent needs but it should not be a normal practice. There are also differences between suppliers and the quality of their produce.
Choosing the right supplier for food and beverage will deliver time and cost savings.
We recommend a provider who delivers on the following criteria:
Supply Clusters has partnered with Winc to help you keep the kitchen stocked.
Supply Clusters members receive the following benefits through Winc:
Winc customers enjoy:
A well stocked kitchen is important to keep staff productive
You should choose a provider that offers: