FareShare renews call for food waste funding to be continued

FareShare is once again calling for the renewal of a ground breaking government trial scheme, which helps with the costs of diverting surplus food to frontline charities. “When modest financial support to offset the additional costs of redistribution for farmers and producers is made available we can almost double the volume of food we save from waste in this country. When this support is withdrawn, thousands of tonnes of good quality surplus food within our supply chain will, inevitably, end up being wasted, instead of being diverted to charities supporting…

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FareShare renews call for food waste funding to be continued

FareShare is once again calling for the renewal of a ground breaking government trial scheme, which helps with the costs of diverting surplus food to frontline charities. “When modest financial support to offset the additional costs of redistribution for farmers and producers is made available we can almost double the volume of food we save from waste in this country. When this support is withdrawn, thousands of tonnes of good quality surplus food within our supply chain will, inevitably, end up being wasted, instead of being diverted to charities supporting…

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FareShare and Alpro work together to help charities make the most of surplus ingredients with six delicious recipes

FareShare long-standing food partner Alpro have shared six amazing recipe videos to demonstrate how charities and other organisations supported by FareShare can make the most of their surplus ingredients. These great tasting recipes were developed using commonly supplied FareShare ingredients to give charities the opportunity to add more variety and inspiration to their meals. “Over the past year Alpro has donated over 580 tonnes of product. To encourage redistribution, we have created delicious tasting recipes we hope will inspire charity cooks to use these food donations in their weekly menus.”…

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Richard Hochfeld provide the equivalent of 75,000 meals to frontline charities

Fresh produce supplier Richard Hochfeld (RH) has provided FareShare with the equivalent of 75,000 meals, since partnering with us in 2015, diverting over 30 tonnes of surplus fruit to vulnerable people. Produce from the Kent-based fruit and grape specialist, and its associated packers Cottage Farms and Adrian Scripps Ltd, has been redistributed by FareShare to 465 frontline charities and community groups throughout the pandemic, with RH providing over 13 tonnes (equivalent of 30,000 meals) of surplus Grade 1 fruit since January 2020. Fruit and vegetables are an essential element of…

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New Order and Warner Music release new ‘World in Motion’ merchandise to mark the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship, raising money for FareShare

Warner Music and New Order are releasing new ‘World in Motion’ merchandise marking the delayed 2020 European Football Championship to raise money for FareShare, the UK’s biggest charity fighting hunger and food waste. For every limited edition T-Shirt sold £5 will be donated to Fareshare. The funds raised will help the charity take good quality food that would otherwise have been wasted and redistribute it to charities and community groups supporting people at risk of going hungry across the UK. “Love’s got the World in Motion is the perfect lyric…

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