Simple Feast Purchasing Principles

Foods

  • Always plant-based

  • Always organic

  • Choose local products when in season

  • Choose products grown in the open field

  • Additional certification (Nordic Swan, EU Ecolabel, etc.) prioritized when sourcing

  • Leverage our purchasing power to help up-and-coming food producers with a clear sustainable profile

  • “No flight” policy—only products transported by land, rail or sea

  • Choose products with the smallest possible carbon footprint

  • Reduce food waste by purchasing the exact amount needed

  • Continue improving forecast accuracy so that Simple Feast and our suppliers can further reduce food waste

Packaging/Production & Office Supplies

  • Minimize environmental impacts by our choices of packaging materials

  • Prioritize packaging that is lightweight, made from secondary materials, and recyclable

  • Choose clean and environmentally friendly products

  • Additional certification (Nordic Swan, EU Ecolabel, etc.) prioritized when sourcing

  • “No flight” policy—only products transported by land, rail or sea

  • Choose products with the smallest possible carbon footprint

  • Continue efforts to reduce the total footprint of all goods purchased

  • Reduce, reuse, recycle!