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Chicago, Do You Know What the Secret Ingredient in Coffee Is?

Making great coffee while protecting the brewing equipment requires Chicago employees to constantly perform a balancing act. They must choose the best type of water to find the sweet spot between preventing damage to the brewing equipment and brewing the … Continue reading

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Micro-Market Snacks in Chicago Play Multiple Roles

The definition of a snack is expanding. It no longer refers only to a small amount of sweet or salty food eaten between meals. A healthy snack can also be a meal replacement that helps Chicago employees meet their daily … Continue reading

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Consider Updating Your Chicago Breakroom

The workplace including the office breakroom is changing. After the pendulum swung from everyone working at the office to a dramatic jump in remote employees, the pendulum is settling somewhere in the middle. Chicago companies are bringing their employees back … Continue reading

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Chicago Consumers Prefer Bottled Water

For the first time in history, bottled water is the No.1 packaged beverage in the United States (by volume). People are shifting away from less healthy packaged drinks and choosing the healthy option—bottled water. – Jill Culora, International Bottled Water … Continue reading

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Chicago, What Is Your Favorite Breakroom Snack?

Everyone has that one favorite “not-so-healthy” snack that they enjoy every now and then. While we’ve all heard that moderation is key, deciding whether to go healthy or not can be quite the dilemma. Often Chicago consumers want to eat … Continue reading

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Quick and Healthy Snacks in Your Chicago Vending Machine

Are you looking for something to eat that is quick and healthy, and can be found in your Chicago break room vending machine? Whether it’s a quick breakfast, fuel for a lunchtime workout, an afternoon snack, or a sweet treat, … Continue reading

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Chicago Snacks and Beverages Go Trendy in 2018

2018 is predicted to bring new and unusual, but tasty, snacks and beverages to Chicago. According to Denise Purcell, head of content for the Specialty Food Association, “Macro trends like sustainability and health are converging in the 2018 [food] trends.” … Continue reading

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Bottled Water: It’s Healthy for You and Chicago

The relationship between the bottled water industry and Chicago consumers has had its ups and downs. But recent news from the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) is good news for everyone. A recent study found that bottled water now has … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Evolving Office Coffee Service

Have you ever considered what the workday would be like without coffee service? No? Well, neither have I. And Chicago employers don’t want to see that happen either. According to a recent report by Emily Refermat, Editor at Automatic Merchandiser, … Continue reading

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New Food and Beverage Choices Fill Millennials’ Shopping Carts in Chicago

Which food and beverage choices did you purchase the last time you needed something to eat or drink? Was it a green tea or maybe a breakfast smoothie? If so, you might be one of the many Chicago residents who … Continue reading

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