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Compass and Fareshare partnership putting food waste to good use

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Foodservice business, Compass Group UK & Ireland, and FareShare, the charity which fights hunger and tackles food waste have saved a staggering 172.5 tonnes of food, enough to make 410,792 meals. In the first half of this year, as many ...

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New WRAP guidelines to reduce food waste during Covid-19 crisis

Online surplus food and drink retailer, Approved Food, has welcomed new guidelines that urge the food industry not to throw away food just because it has gone beyond its best before date. The company played an integral role in establishing ...

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Elior teams up with OLIO

Contract caterer Elior UK has partnered with food redistribution company OLIO to donate surplus food to vulnerable local communities and reduce food waste during Covid-19. The partnership launched last month and together with its companies Taylor Shaw and Lexington, Elior ...

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Love food hate waste

The hospitality and food service sector wastes billions of pounds worth of food every year. What more can caterers, FM providers and clients do to help reduce food waste? Nearly £3 billion worth of food is wasted every year across ...

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Stalks and leaves – eat them please

Blog from Dan Kelly, Deputy MD, Food & Operations, Vacherin It’s unacceptable that in 2019 we are still wasting a third of the world’s food. Growing up, I was taught to make the most of every ingredient. We found ways ...

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Veolia joins UK Food Waste Reduction Roadmap

Veolia has become the first recycling and waste company to sign up as an ‘enabling partner’ to the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap – the programme supporting large businesses in reducing food waste within their own operations. The Food Waste Reduction ...

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Amadeus reports strong results for food redistribution scheme

The National Exhibition Centre (NEC) and its in-house caterer Amadeus have posted their best food waste figures to date with the help of food redistribution scheme OLIO. After partnering with food donation scheme OLIO in July, Amadeus has saved more ...

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Lexington makes social enterprise the focus of 2019 leadership conference

Contract catering and reception services organisation, Lexington, hosted a conference last week for over 250 head chefs, managers and operations managers where the teams discussed the projects they are working on with charities and social enterprises including, Change Please, Heads ...

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Fooditude partners with OLIO to combat food waste

This year, contract caterer Fooditude embarked on a mission to tackle the food waste problem in its business. One of the solutions the company has introduced is working with OLIO, a food surplus sharing platform. With OLIO’s help, Fooditude is ...

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Sodexo accelerates fight against food waste

Sodexo has announced the deployment of its data-driven food waste prevention program, WasteWatch powered by Leanpath, across 3,000 sites worldwide within a year. During the Tech for Good Summit, Denis Machuel, Sodexo’s Chief Executive Officer, reiterated the company’s goal to ...

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