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 […]

FLAVOUR training guide for coaches in social employment

Business models & guide for coaches The FLAVOUR Project, a cross-border programme involving the UK, France and Flanders (Belgium), has been looking into the issue of food surplus over the past four years and has now reported on its findings. The FLAVOUR Project aim was to increase the effectiveness of enterprises dealing with food surplus, […]

Dehydrating Fruit and Vegetables: A Spotlight on Brighton & Hove Food Partnership

02/02/22 Dehyrdating fruit & veg a spotlight on brighton & hove food partnership The Flavour Kitchen project creates dehydrated vegetables packs and distributes them to the local community as a meal-in-a-bag imitative. One of the main objectives is for the packs to liven up otherwise unvarying food parcels. The packs are easy to add to tinned […]

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 3 – Curious about Food, Health and Wellbeing for employees and volunteers?

Is healthy food a theme in your workplace? Or do you want to work on that? Are you wanting to know more about the barriers your employees, volunteers and your clients face to eating well and how to help them overcome these? If so, then join our interactive and free webinar on 11th June between 1 – 3pm UK time.   This webinar is […]

The need for mandatory food waste measurement

Climate emergency and food waste regulation A recent report by the UN highlighted that the food system accounts for over one third of all global greenhouse gas emissions. To put it plainly, even if every other sector of the economy decarbonised, without addressing the climate damage caused by the food system, we cannot meet climate […]

Preserving and persevering: a spotlight on Sussex Surplus

Sussex Surplus is a Flavour pilot and social enterprise from the charity Feedback. They are taking fresh and surplus food in danger of being wasted and transforming it into tasty and healthy long-life products. After setbacks getting started they are now producing and selling their first product; pumpkin soup! Based in Brighton in the south […]