FareShare and KFC team up to redistribute surplus food

FareShare has teamed up with KFC UK & Ireland to launch a new food redistribution partnership which will help deliver surplus food from KFC restaurants to people most in need and to prevent it from going to waste. With the current cost of living crisis and more than 10% of the UK’s population facing food insecurity each day, this programme will help deliver the equivalent of more than four million meals1 across the year to local people in need, at a time when many are faced with rising food prices…

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KFC and Pizza Hut Launch New Plastic Reduction Initiatives in China

Yum China Holdings, Inc. has announced that it has launched a series of plastic reduction and environmentally friendly packaging initiatives across its brands in line with the latest regulations in China. This includes replacing existing plastic packaging with paper straws, paper bags, and biodegradable plastic bags. As a result of these initiatives, Yum China expects a reduction of approximately 8,000 tons of non-degradable plastics annually starting from 2021. KFC China recently launched a “Be Natural, Be You” sustainability campaign to enhance consumers’ awareness of environmental protection and encourage more sustainable…

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Greenpeace calls on fast food giants to take a stand against Bolsonaro’s Amazon destruction

As fires continue to ravage the Amazon, Greenpeace International has launched a campaign asking fast food giants Burger King, McDonald’s and KFC to reject goods linked to environmental destruction in the Amazon and across Brazil.   “President Bolsonaro can only pursue his anti-environmental agenda so long as companies are willing to accept the products that fuel destruction and exacerbate climate change. Fast food companies buying from Brazil cannot continue business as usual while the biggest rainforest in the world is burnt down for cattle farms,” said Tica Minami, Campaign Director at…

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