Office Workers Demanding Healthier Foods, Survey Says

Two out of three workers say it is difficult to maintain healthy eating habits at work, according to a new poll by Peapod Business Delivery.

SKOKIE, Ill. — Two out of three workers say it is difficult to maintain healthy eating habits at work, according to a new poll by Peapod Business Delivery here.

The Peapod Biz Bites Survey, released Monday by the Ahold-owned Internet food retailer, also showed that 7% of respondents claimed to eat healthier at work than at home and that nearly half cited having too many tempting snack offers in their workplaces as a top reason they cannot eat healthy.

The poll also showed that the No. 1 food option workers want in their offices was fresh produce; however, only 36% of respondents had workplaces that offered such options.

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