January is FareShare’s biggest month yet!
7th February 2018
7th February 2018
We are proud to share that January 2018 is our biggest month on record, with the highest amount of surplus food received from the food industry into our network of 21 Regional Centres across the UK.
We have seen an incredible 47% increase in the volume of food donated to FareShare this January, compared to the same time the year before.
That’s 1,120 tonnes of perfectly good food that would otherwise go to waste being diverted to FareShare last month alone. Enough food for 2.6 million meals for people in need.
We’ve also seen a significant increase in how much nutritious food was provided across our key food categories. Over the past six months, volumes of meat has increased by 25%, dairy products has increased by 10% and produce by 6%.
This goes a long way to ensuring FareShare is able to provide our charity members with all the ingredients they need to make healthy, wholesome meals for the vulnerable people they support.
Special thanks to our food partners who have contributed significantly to our results this month.
Could your food company be part of the action? To find out more about donating surplus food to FareShare, please visit our Giving Food page.
We have seen an incredible 47% increase in the volume of food donated to FareShare this January, compared to the same time the year before. That’s 1,120 tonnes of perfectly good food that would otherwise go to waste being diverted to FareShare last month alone
17th September 2018
Chatting on the phone to book in daily orders of food for the charities we support is one of the many things Peter Richard Houghton helps out with as a Volunteer Customer Service Assistant at FareShare West Midlands in Birmingham.
14th September 2018
With the help of our generous food partners and supporters, FareShare helped to feed at least 50,000 children across the UK each week this school holiday.
13th September 2018
According to the global research organisation the World Resources Institute, if food waste were a country it would be the third biggest emitter of greenhouse gases after the USA and China.