A Quick Guide on Must- Have Items in An Office Pantry

A healthy office pantry contributes to a happier office space! Pantries not just ensure healthy and fresh  food  to your crew but helps them to spend some quality time with their peers and take a well deserved break. Having a healthy office pantry will go a long way in enhancing the productivity and loyalty of the team and to make them feel well appreciated.

There are a few universal pantry items like cutlery, paper cups, napkins and drinkware items and accessories that turn the office pantry space welcoming for your employees. Whether you have a small pantry or a spacious walk-in, these universal elements will turn these spaces into a  fully functional and relaxing  space for the office employees .

Office pantry

Ideally the pantry should be well stocked with cookies and refreshments. More importantly it should have all the cutlery and accessories that will  make the pantry breaks healthy and enjoyable for the employees. Stock up reusable cups, paper napkins, soup mugs. coasters  and  serving spoons. Organizations can even imprint inspirational quotes, puzzles and any other interesting information on these to make it unique and engaging. Your team will feel special and cheered up to have these bespoke pantry items. The bonus- it inspires the employees to use these environment friendly items in their everyday lives as well.

Forks, knives, spoons are kitchen basics, which should always be within reach, especially during office celebrations and parties. Employees must clean up and return cutlery after every use to make sure that it is always available for anyone who needs it. Promoting a large range of healthy cutlery items and dining options in the pantry speaks volumes on how much you value your employees  and their health. Introduce a variety of local snacks and gluten free food items along with reusable cutlery items and straws to encourage them to make a lifestyle change.

Stainless steel straws make another important item in a well laid out office pantry. Fully dishwasher safe, reusable and environment friendly, these are easy to store and use. Apart from ensuring a hygienic way to enjoy their food and beverages, it will  highlight your green credentials and social commitment. The best part is that you can even think of handing out stainless steel straws  to your team during corporate picnics and camping fun. These are great or use in the car, SUV,  camping,  caravan, holidaying and more. Personalize these with your brand and message to turn them into brand building tools.  Stainless cutlery can make a useful item  in the welcome kit of new recruits as well.

Stainless Steel Straws

Below are the benefits of a healthy office pantry:‍

Makes Everyone Happy: Eating healthy generally makes you feel happier about yourself.

Socializing: Your team hardly gets any time to  interact with their  peers during their busy working hours. Pantry breaks make sure that they indulge in healthy interaction, which in turn will enhance their focus

Sustains Energy:
Hunger pangs will reduce focus and may affect the quality of output. Snacking boosts energy levels reduce lethargy and help them to stay focused.

At the end of the day, these small actions will turn out to be as important as what they choose to eat. So, make sure to adopt these easy yet effective tips to make your office pantry a welcoming experience!