FEBA co-chairs the second meeting of the sub-group on Food Donation

On 7-8 November 2022 a joint meeting of the sub-group on Food Donation of the EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste (EU FLW) of he European Commission and the EU Working Group of the European Food Banks Federation (FEBA) was held in hybrid format. The joint meeting started on 7 November with a […]

A special award to Federația Băncilor pentru Alimente din România for promoting sustainable development in Romania

Sustainability is very much about companies caring about the environment, caring about the community and caring about the future. At the 2022 Awards Gala “Develop Sustainable Romania”, the award for the Climate Action programme went to LIDL Romania, founding partner of Federația Băncilor pentru Alimente din România. Like anything sustainable, sustainability is the result of […]

Italy (r)exists: on 26 November many people donated food to those in need

6,700 tonnes of food donated in about 11 thousand supermarkets in a single day. The National Food Collection Day (Giornata Nazionale della Colletta Alimentare) started again without the Covid-related restrictions of the last two years. This day was made possible by the many people who once again chose to roll up their sleeves, to get […]

“Food Rescue” from the Central Market of Athens

The Food Bank Greece has developed and implemented a project to save fresh surplus fruit and vegetables from the Athens Central Grocery Market every week. The surplus food is transported to the facility of the Food Bank where the counting and sorting process begins. With this recovered surplus food, the Food Bank Greece can provide […]

Global food prices overall hold steady in November

The measure of changes in world food commodity prices remained largely steady in November, with declining international prices of cereals, meat and dairy products offsetting increasing quotations for vegetable oils and sugar, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported Friday. The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes in the […]