Swedish meatballs for the Belgian Food Banks

With IKEA restaurants closed for a long time in Belgium, the company ended up with stocks of food that they couldn’t serve to their customers. They decided to contact the Belgian Federation of Food Banks to offer to donate this food. Thanks to this collaboration, 535,515 kilos of food were given, from which 1,262,560 meatballs. […]

Great supply of vegetables and fruits for the Food Banks in the Netherlands

According to Voedselbanken Nederland, due to the corona crisis, there is a 5-10% increase in the people going to the Food Banks. Demand rose sharply, particularly in large cities such as Amsterdam and Rotterdam. Fortunately, the supply of fresh and healthy products through the organization “Groente & Fruit Brigade” (Vegetable & Fruit Brigade) is also […]

Donations for the Norwegian Food Banks thanks to Old El Paso’s new mobile game

The mobile game Taco Chef from Old El Paso allows taco-loving Norwegians to donate tex mex products to Matsentralen Norge, the country’s national network of (soon) 8 Food Banks. The campaign is part of the launch of Old El Paso new product: Tortilla pockets. For the occasion, Old El Paso donated 1,000 products to the […]

New project in Poland to support NGOs rescuing food

In March 2021 the Federation of Polish Food Banks, associating 31 local Food Banks, in cooperation with Matsentralen Norge launched the new project: “Fields of activities – support of NGO rescuing the food” (EEA and Norway Grants). The aim of the project is to support 3,000 partner organizations (delivering food directly to those who live in poverty) – […]

Portuguese Food Banks participate to Good Deeds Day

On April 9th, the Portuguese Federation of Food Banks participated in the Good Deeds Day, a global day that unites people from 108 countries to do good deeds for the benefit of others and the planet. Good Deeds Day is an annual tradition of good deeds. All over the world, hundreds of thousands chose to […]