FareShare Go wins World Food Innovation Award

WFIA 2018 Winners and finalists

8 March 2018

FareShare has been awarded the “Best Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative” for its FareShare Go store level surplus food programme at the 2018 World Food Innovation Awards in March.

Run in association with FoodBev Media, the annual Awards attracted 220 entries from over 29 countries in 20 different categories. The other finalists in the Best Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative category were Harrogate Spring Water - 'The Incredible Shrinking Bottle', School Food Matters-fresh sustainable foods, Blue Hill Farm- wastED London event and CP Meiji - Meiji Gold Advance.

James Persad, FareShare’s Head of Marketing and Engagement, and Maud Ragonnaud from FareShare Go, received the award. James said: “The FareShare mission is to let no good food go to waste, and FareShare Go enables us to help more charities by opening up access to surplus food directly from stores. It’s a ground breaking collaboration between FareShare, FoodCloud and major retailers, including Tesco, and we’re delighted that its success is being recognised by the food industry.”

FoodBev Media Group Editor Alex Clere said: "Once again we are fascinated by the level of innovation shown by the entrants. We see new flavours, new concepts, smart packaging designs, state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies and new ground gained towards a more responsible and sustainable food industry.”