Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.46
Liaison Andrew DeMelia
Submission Date May 11, 2022

STARS v2.2

Bryant University
OP-7: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.34 / 6.00 Emma Lacey
Sustainability Intern
Dining Services
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Percentage of total annual food and beverage expenditures on products that are sustainably or ethically produced:
0.70

Percentage of total annual food and beverage expenditures on plant-based foods:
9.86

An inventory of food and beverage purchases that qualify as sustainably/ethically produced:
A brief description of the methodology used to conduct the inventory, including the timeframe and how representative samples accounted for seasonal variation (if applicable):

The excel sheet attached provides purchasing data from the fiscal year, July 2020 to June 2021.


Website URL where the institution’s validated Real/Good Food Calculator results are publicly posted:
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Which of the following food service providers are present on campus and included in the inventory/assessment?:
Present? Included?
Dining operations and catering services operated by the institution Yes Yes
Dining operations and catering services operated by a contractor Yes Yes
Student-run food/catering services Yes No
Franchises (e.g., regional or global brands) Yes No
Convenience stores Yes Yes
Vending services Yes No
Concessions Yes Yes

Total annual dining services budget for food and beverage products:
$1 million - $4.9 million

A brief description of the institution’s sustainable food and beverage purchasing program:

Working with our vendors, we source local dairy, ice cream, seafood and eggs. Eggs are third party verified American Humane Certified, as free roaming inside a barn. Dairy, ice cream and seafood are local within 250 miles and small scale, co-op or family owned.


Website URL where information about the food and beverage purchasing program is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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