Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.39
Liaison Corey Peterson
Submission Date July 15, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Tasmania
OP-7: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.46 / 6.00 Sustainability Team
UTAS
Infrastructure Services and Development
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Percentage of total annual food and beverage expenditures on products that are sustainably or ethically produced:

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

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 University's main contractor was asked to provide information on expenditure per food type and to identify any sustainable or ethically produced food. The inventory provided was reviewed and refined by the University's Sustainability Team to ensure relevance of products. Other minor food and beverage providers are not included because of the difficulty of obtaining data. Data provided is for the period October 2018 to September 2019.


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 No No
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) No No
Convenience stores No No
Vending services Yes No
Concessions No 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:
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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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