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 […]

Samedi du Partage: 193 tonnes of basic products collected!

Samedi du Partage, the traditional solidarity collection, was held on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 November in 90 shops and supermarkets in the Swiss canton. Once again, the population showed a spirit of solidarity: the operation collected more than 193 tonnes of foodstuffs and hygiene products for people in need. The Samedi du Partage association […]

FOODCLIC has started! FEBA participated in the project kick-off meeting in Amsterdam

The HORIZON EUROPE research project “integrated urban FOOD policies – developing sustainability Co-benefits, spatial Linkages, social Inclusion and sectoral Connections to transform food systems in city-regions” (FOODCLIC) has started. The kick-off meeting of the project took place in Amsterdam (24-26 October 2022) and brought together all participants of the project. These mainly included universities, local […]

Cost of living crisis: food donations in the UK

A BBC Radio piece shows the context FareShare currently works in – the show visits several organisations, 3 of which receive FareShare food to tackle issues to meet need in their communities. As energy bills rise to their new capped level at the start of October, Leyla Kazim shares some inspiring stories of giving that […]