Chelsea FC has introduced a number of food and environmental initiatives at Stamford Bridge, including new menus to cater for vegan, vegetarian and healthier options.
At the English Premier League soccer club’s home stadium, the trend for more conscious gameday fare sees the introduction of vegan burgers, vegetarian miso noodle pots, vegetarian wraps and fruit salads. In addition to this, new kiosks will also offer zero-sugar soft drinks, with fewer confectionary items now on the in-stadium menu.
But it’s not just the ingredients the club is being more conscious of, the environmental aspect is also high on the agenda with initiatives to reduce food and plastic waste.
A statement on the club’s website read: “Towards the end of the food service period, food levels become depleted and certain products, if in high demand, can be sold out. Where possible, we will replenish food stock, but our objective is to minimize food waste across the stadium.”
“Following last season’s successful trial with reusable plastic cups in certain sections of Stamford Bridge, this initiative is to be introduced across all four stands. Supporters are encouraged to help us reduce our plastic waste by using any one of the designated drop-off points around the stadium. Collection teams will then gather up the used cups, which will be washed and re-used another day.”