May 29, 2019

Is Your Busy Team Skipping Lunch?

Discover The Productivity Benefits Of Installing A Vending Machine in your Office

Is your busy team skipping lunch?

Research from reveals a shocking statistic: 68% of employees in the UK skip lunch saying they’re too busy and don’t want to waste time going out for lunch.1

That means that more than two thirds of UK’s entire workforce choose to go hungry on a daily basis because of work pressures and time issues.

Unfortunately, in many busy workplaces taking time for anything more ambitious than a quick sandwich at your office desk is seldom practical. 

There’s compelling evidence1 that skipping lunch breaks makes your team less productive. Regularly missing meals or not taking short breaks can have a negative impact on both our physical and mental health. 

Skipped lunches will lower your team’s productivity and ability to focus. Instead of having a productive team in the afternoon, refreshed and energised after a short lunch break, your team will tire quickly. Getting through the rest of the day becomes the goal rather than delivering fantastic productivity. 

The good news is there’s a very simple solution to this problem that doesn’t require setting up and managing a full-time canteen or watching your team disappear to join queues in busy food outlets. 


Why not install a Food and Drinks Vending Machine in a Designated Lunch Area of Your Office?

Of course, vending machines won’t replace your favourite lunch venue on those days when you’re not under pressure, it’s good to get out. However, when time is of the essence, you may be surprised about the quality of food and beverages that a modern vending machine can deliver. 

Long gone are the days when the best you could get from a vending machine was a bag of crisps, a chocolate bar and a cup of lousy coffee. 

Nowadays the choice is huge. Lavazza Professional’s hot and cold drinks and food vending machines can deliver everything you need for a satisfying lunch break. 

You’ll have a great choice of drinks from café style coffees, to your favourite teas or delicious specialty drinks such as mocha, latte and cappuccino. You’ll also be able to enjoy a great range of cold drinks – perfect for the  hot summer months!

You won’t have to go hungry either, with fresh sandwiches, pasties, pies or a cup of piping hot aromatic hot soup ready to fill the gap. That’s all you need to restore a healthier lunch break tradition, re-energizing your team so they’re ready for the second half.


The Advantages of Having a Vending Machine in the Office

It’s More Productive

Skip lunch and the consequences are tiredness, loss of concentration and very probably overeating in the evening.

If your team decide to do without lunch because they don’t have time to go out and join the queues, they’ll struggle to maintain their productivity and the quality of their work will suffer.

Installing a food and drinks vending machine means there’s always fresh food available in your office, your team won’t have to skip lunch or waste time in busy eateries.

It’s Convenient

With a vending machine in the office, lunch is as easy as pressing a button.

Having a vending machine in the office saves your team having to brave the elements to grab a sandwich or paying over the odds at costly coffee shops. They will appreciate both the time and money saving.

It’s Simple

With our professional vending machine services, installing a vending machine in your office is simple. Not only do we work with you to make sure our services match your exact needs, but we will also help in keeping your machine well-stocked and maintained if you choose Lavazza Professional’s fully managed service options.

It’s Hygienic

Do you know how well bacteria thrives on fridge door handles, kettles, sugar pots and other components of a tea station? We discussed it in our Vending Machine vs Kettle post. It’s not good!

From a hygiene point of view, installing a vending machine is a very positive office hygiene upgrade over the traditional tea station. Plus, with a vending machine in place, you can at last say goodbye to notoriously messy used tea bags piles and squabbles over whose turn it is to load or unload the dishwasher.

In Conclusion

Having a vending machine in your office provides your team with snacks and drinks when they need them, it’s an easy and relatively cheap solution. It’s also a great alternative to time consuming, messy tea stations.

Whether you are looking for hot and cold drinks vending machinesfood and drinks vending machines or modern high capacity office coffee machinescontact us and our expert team will be happy to help.