Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 63.21
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date June 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
OP-7: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
0.23 / 6.00 Henry Walling
Associate Director of University Center Operations
University Center
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Percentage of total annual food and beverage expenditures on products that are sustainably or ethically produced:
2

Percentage of total annual food and beverage expenditures on plant-based foods:
3.79

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):

Purchases are tracked through a managed purchase process called Foodbuy. All vendors must meet food standards set by
this organization and adhere to all regulatory requirements. Managed order guides provide operators with fully vetted food and beverage products with the advantage of discounts due to large scale purchasing. All purchases are tracked through this program, and reporting period for this report was Oct.1, 2020


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 No 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:

We have a number of sustainability programs here. Reduced Antiboitics for poultry, Sustainability Seafood, Fair Trade/Eco Coffee, rbgh- Free Milk, rbgh - Free Yogurt and Cage Free eggs


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