Posts Tagged ‘Food rescue’

Taranaki food charity introduces lottery system

Thursday, June 17th, 2021

A charity that redistributes surplus food to those in need says demand is so great it has had to introduce a lottery system to cut waiting times and reduce simmering tensions in the queue. Started in 2017, New Plymouth-based food charity On The House rescues unwanted edibles and gives them away. The offerings come from Read more

20 tonnes of unsold produce re-distributed in a month

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

There have been twenty tonnes of produce re-distributed in an in a single month by the volunteers at Kiwi Community Assistance That’s the amount of various foods no longer wanted on shop shelves and redistributed in September. Continue reading Related Posts:Worldwide, just twenty firms produce 55% of world’s plastic…Tonnes of pigeon poo from quake-hit church going Read more

Supermarket sets up new fund for food rescue

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Kiwis struggling to feed their families are set to get a further helping hand from one of New Zealand’s largest supermarket chains. Countdown is setting aside $100,000 of its profits to create a contestable fund that will be available to food rescue operations. Currently the supermarket chain donates food that is still fit for consumption Read more