Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.09
Liaison Joseph Kahn
Submission Date Oct. 15, 2020

STARS v2.2

Central Michigan University
OP-7: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.24 / 6.00 Tyson Dubay
Dining Services Director
Aramark
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Percentage of total annual food and beverage expenditures on products that are sustainably or ethically produced:
6.77

Percentage of total annual food and beverage expenditures on plant-based foods:
27.79

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):

Data was collected from all purchases between April 1st, 2019, to April 1st, 2020. Collection was completed through referencing all purchases and invoices from CMU dining provider Aramark.


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 No No
Franchises (e.g., regional or global brands) Yes No
Convenience stores No No
Vending services Yes No
Concessions Yes No

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:

All purchases made through Aramark from April 1, 2019-April 1, 2020 were analyzed.


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

Central Michigan University has a nationally recognized environmentally friendly dining process. We have environmentally friendly practices from cradle to grave, and acquire and dispose of nearly all food through environmentally sound practices. For information on provided numbers, see attached Aramark report under the optional field.

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