Delhaize Belgium highlights efforts to reduce food waste

Delhaize Belgium highlights efforts to reduce food waste

Delhaize Belgium has long been a leader in tackling food waste, including the donation of 7 million meals from unsold food products over the past five years. The brand marked its progress with a celebration on November 15 with associates, business partners and volunteers and pledged to achieve its 2020 goal to redistribute at least […]

Tesco cuts food waste by selling greener satsumas and clementines

Tesco cuts food waste by selling greener satsumas and clementines

Tesco becomes the first UK supermarket to start selling perfectly ripe greener satsumas and clementines in order to help cut food waste. The move has been prompted by recent higher early season temperatures in Spain where these easy peelers are grown which have slowed down the natural process by which the skin of the fruit […]

Woolworths ties up with food bank to reduce food waste

Woolworths ties up with food bank to reduce food waste

Australia’s largest food relief organisation, Foodbank, and Australia’s largest supermarket, Woolworths today announced a new agreement that will help reduce food waste by securing the ongoing delivery of surplus food to meet the growing need for hunger relief across the country. In the last 15 years, the partnership between the two organisations has seen over […]

Tesco appeals food waste entrepreneurs to join new crowdfunding platform

Tesco appeals food waste entrepreneurs to join new crowdfunding platform

Tesco appeals for food waste entrepreneurs to join new crowdfunding platform, BackIt. BackIt helps small businesses gain vital funding, in order to bring their food waste-busting products to market. Hannah McCollum, founder of ChicP, is the first food waste entrepreneur to join the platform, with her hummus made from wonky fruits and vegetables. A new […]

Sainsbury’s Announces £1m Funding in Fight Against Food Waste

Sainsbury’s Announces £1m Funding in Fight Against Food Waste

Sainsbury’s has unveiled its latest move in the fight against food waste, by announcing a £1 million fund available to towns and cities across the UK. The commitment is the second phase of its Waste less, Save more strategy, designed to help households save money by reducing the amount of food destined for the bin. […]

France to ban supermarkets from throwing away unsold food

France to ban supermarkets from throwing away unsold food

France has turned into the first nation on the world to restrict grocery stores from waste unsold food, compelling them rather to give it to charities and food banks. Under a law passed unanimously by the French senate, as of Wednesday big shops will no longer waste good quality food approaching its best-before date. Foundations […]

Sainsbury’s hands Derbyshire town £1m to handle food waste

Sainsbury’s hands Derbyshire town £1m to handle food waste

Supermarket chain Sainsbury’s will work with families in Swadlincote to text ideas, for example, developing mushrooms in espresso and manufactured “noses” that sniff out food deterioration. Swadlincote, a business town in south Derbyshire, has won £1m from Sainsbury’s to put resources into discovering approaches to half family food waste. The general store will work with […]