New President of the Danish Food Bank

The General Assembly of the FødevareBanken, FEBA Danish Full Members, voted for a new President on 9 May 2022. The newly elected President is Mr Flemming Nør-Pedersen, who is Head of members and markets and interim CEO of The Danish Agriculture and Food Council dealing with the food sector’s framework conditions, innovation, reputation, and marketing. […]

21 tonnes of food saved from waste by Banco Alimentare

Cibus and MacFrut 2022 – 21 tonnes of food saved from waste by Banco Alimentare 19 tonnes of food were recovered by Banco Alimentare at the end of Cibus, the International Fair of Made in Italy agri-food, which took place in Parma from 3 to 6 May 2022. For the fourth consecutive year, the partnership […]

EU food policy implications of the war in Ukraine

The impact of Russia’s war in Ukraine on EU food markets has been immediate, with many companies already struggling with shortages of food ingredients and packaging materials. EU countries are in very different positions regarding their dependency on Russian and Ukrainian imports. FoodDrinkEurope, which represents the European food industry, cautions that stocks of some critical […]

World Bank, IMF, WFP and WTO call for urgent coordinated action on food security

The heads of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) and the WTO issued a joint statement on 13 April urging coordinated action to help vulnerable countries address growing threats to food security. The proposed actions include providing emergency food supplies and deploying financial support to households […]

Over 1,000 tonnes of products delivered by the Polish Food Banks to Ukrainians

Since the first day of the war, the Federacja Polskich Banków Żywności (Federation of Polish Food Banks has been actively working to help the Ukrainians, may they be refugees coming to Poland and seeking shelter or people remaining in Ukraine. Until today, the Polish Food Banks have received over 1,000 tonnes of refugee-dedicated food and hygiene donations […]

French Food Banks are mobilised in welcoming Ukrainian refugees

The network of Food Banks in France has been mobilized since the beginning of the war in Ukraine to help meet the basic needs of refugees, both in France and in neighbouring countries. At European level, the Fédération Française des Banques Alimentaires, together with the European Food Banks Federation (FEBA), is coordinating emergency assistance to […]