Veganuary: Sodexo reports a steady increase in uptake of vegan and vegetarian meals

Marking Veganuary 2022, Sodexo has released food sales data showing the month-on-month increase in purchases of both vegan and vegetarian meals across its UK foodservice outlets at corporate client sites. In the twelve months to November 2021, the sale of vegan and vegetarian meal options formed on average 10% of all Sodexo’s food sales at corporate client sites  Vegetarian and vegan meal sales, as a proportion of all meals sold, almost doubled between November 2020 and November 2021 going from 7% to 13% In November 2021, 41% of all non-meat…

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Sodexo recognised at Waste2Zero awards 2021

In October this year, Sodexo UK&I laid out its roadmap to be net zero by 2045, across scopes 1,2 and 3; targeting food waste as a key driver in achieving this. has received the award Best Waste Prevention Project at the 2021 Waste2Zero awards for tackling food waste through smart technology. The Waste2Zero Awards were held at the exclusive In & Out in London’s St James’s Square and celebrated excellence in Waste Management and Prevention, providing the waste industry with a platform to showcase best practices and initiatives in this…

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Sodexo launch a comprehensive roadmap to net zero and decarbonisation of the business in the United Kingdom and Ireland

In October 2021, Sodexo has announced a comprehensive roadmap to net zero and decarbonisation of the business in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The team has been working with international experts, the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi), to ensure that its net zero strategy is thorough, impactful and transparent. The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) drives ambitious climate action by enabling companies to set science-based emissions1 reduction targets, in line with a 1.5 degree future.  Worldwide, we have set a target – validated by SBTi – to reduce carbon emissions…

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Food Waste Action Week – organisations urged to join forces to fight food waste

Food waste brand Love Food Hate Waste is delighted to announce the first corporate donors for next year’s Food Waste Action Week (Monday 7th to Sunday 13th March), with supermarket Aldi, online supermarket Ocado Retail, food manufacturers Danone and Dunbia and food service provider Sodexo the first to put their names to the campaign. Love Food Hate Waste is keen to involve many more organisations to broaden the impact the Week will have through their customer and membership channels and is encouraging more to donate and put their stamp on…

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Sodexo marks International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste by announcing prevention of 280 tonnes of UK food waste

On the second annual United Nations awareness day for stopping food loss and waste (Wednesday 29 September), Sodexo has provided an update on its food waste reduction programme, WasteWatch powered by LeanPath, which confirms this has now been deployed at over 200 sites across the UK. The organisation, which provides a diverse range of services – including catering and facilities management – to large business and public sector clients, earlier this year pledged to cut food waste by 50% by 2025 – putting it ahead of the UN’s sustainable development…

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