Grinds and Crumbs

Tea: A Healthier Break in Your Workday

We know water is a great way to stay hydrated and healthy while working from home during the pandemic – but let’s face it, that gets boring. And especially in the cold months, we crave a warm beverage. But don’t turn to the sugary drinks just yet – having a cup of unsweetened tea can keep you hydrated and help reduce sugar in your diet instead of reaching for that peppermint mocha latte.

Snacking at Work: What Kind of Snacker Are You?

Snacking. Whether it is to tide you over between back to back meetings, or give you the push you need to get past the 2:30 slump, everyone needs a little something to get through the work day. Snacking has never been more prevalent, with 44% of workers ages 25-34 choosing to forgo the traditional three square meals a day for periodic snacking. With this in mind, Aramark created Snack Boxes. Expertly curated selections offering delicious snacks – for every type of snacker. In a time where the “office” can be just about anywhere, your favorite snacks should be there too.

Trending with Tracie: Oh That’s Super!

New ways to a more sustainable future are coming from every angle! PET (polyethylene terephthalate) is the most common thermoplastic used in single-use beverage bottles, but it takes the plastic hundreds of years to break down in the environment. There’s good news ahead, as researchers from the University of Portsmouth and National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) found a super enzyme that’s derived from bacteria which can naturally and fully digest PET plastic bottles.