It’s cheaper to create jobs in the social economy than to do nothing

It’s cheaper to give people a job in the social economy than to do nothing. While the war in Ukraine and the increasingly extreme climate make our food more expensive, large amounts of perfectly edible food are lost daily throughout the food chain.  To tackle the food problem, ten partners in the UK, France and […]

Volunteering heroes: A Spotlight On FareShare Sussex

23/12/21 Volunteering heroes:a spotlight on fareShare sussex FareShare Sussex began in 2002, initially as a project feeding homeless people across Brighton and Hove. Over the last 19 years we have grown incrementally in response to need. In 2014, we joined the FareShare UK network and today we have a fleet of 5 vans and one […]

International Day against Food Waste

International Day against Food Waste Today, we celebrate the international day of awareness of food loss and waste. The perfect excuse to highlight our actions against food waste. Because there’s more to be done with surplus foods! Discover our recipes Rustle up a meal with our leftover recipes or get inspired by our cooks: today they […]

Webinar 2 – Operation of a food distribution center

Report Flavour aims to support a diverse group of mentors and coaches working in the food surplus sector in UK and Belgium. The first webinar was dedicated to food safety and handling. This 2nd webinar focused on the management and operation of a food distribution center in general. How can we create an effective work […]

Report webinar 1: Food Hygiene, safety and handling

Report The FLAVOUR project team at Marjon University, together with the project’s partners in Brighton (FareShare Sussex and Brighton and Hove Food Partnership) organised a free training webinar to organisations and individuals working in food (surplus) processing and distribution. The participants had the opportunity to learn about the essentials of food safety and hygiene, the […]

Using public procurement to fight food waste

Ruddersstove – the meal provider run by the Public Centre for Social Welfare in Bruges – is attempting to reduce food waste. When it awards its food contracts to suppliers, it asks them to donate surplus food to social organisations, which then distribute and process the food. The decision to include this element in the […]