May 2020
Headquarters 42000 Saint-Étienne, France

MEAL CANTEEN - An anti-waste solution in collective catering to know in advance the affluence and the choice of the guests.

MEAL CANTEEN challenges and liven up the relationship between kitchens and guests by providing a communication and reservation platform to share information and reduce food waste.

The best waste is the one that is not produced. True to this motto, the MEAL CANTEEN solution is positioned before waste is even created. Thanks to this application, collective restaurants know in advance the affluence and dishes chosen by the guests, via a booking system available on smartphones or PCs. Thanks to this application, kitchens know what will be consumed and what they have to buy and cook, thus avoiding food waste. In addition, MEAL CANTEEN offers guests a wealth of information such as a nutriscores, caloric values, product origin, allergens, beliefs and the possibility to rate meal from one to five stars and leave a comment. MEAL CANTEEN eliminates the drawbacks of collective catering by reducing queues through predefined choices and ensures that each guest, from the first to the last, receives the desired dish, thus reducing food wastage on the plates.

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Key features

  • Helps to save 88kg of CO2 related to food waste through 95k+ orders on MEAL CANTEEN


  • Reduces food waste inducing savings of 0.68 € per meal
  • Cost reduction of around 18 to 23% depending on the kitchen organization

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Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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