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Newsletter January 2019


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FEAD case studies 2018

The Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD) offers assistance to some of the most vulnerable persons in the EU. The assistance may take the form of food, ...

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Food rescue: the New Future of Food Donation

The achievement of the UN SDGs, in particular SDG 12.3 by preventing food waste through the redistribution for human consumption is an essential goal for Food Banks. And sharing best ...

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VF Corporation organize food collections for the Food Banks

The Winter Holidays are a special period of the year but they can also be very difficult for the less fortunate. This is why many Food Banks across Europe organized ...

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FEBA in the press

2018 was almost ending when the European Food Banks Federation was approached by Inside Food & Drink, a new magazine focusing on the food and beverage sector. Each edition of ...

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General Mills Foundation supports FEBA and its membership with a US$ 400.000 grant

The European Food Banks Federation (FEBA) has received a Grant from the General Mills Foundation totalling $ 400.000 aimed at helping FEBA and its membership to reduce food waste and ...

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Aldi Ireland's shoppers donate surplus to FoodCloud

FoodCloud partnered with Aldi Ireland to create the “Food for Good” Christmas Appeal. From 30th November to 9th December, “Food for Good” boxes were placed in the 137 Aldi stores ...

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Costa Cruises launches its food recovery project in the Caribbean

On the 20th and 21st of December 2018, Costa Cruises and the French Federation of Food Banks signed an agreement to launch the recovery of surplus food from cruises in ...

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Children know what children need

“Luxembourg is way bigger than a micro-state, but it is still a small country – only half a million population, and only 2500 sq. km, over a third of it ...

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WSS Effect celebrates its 1 year anniversary

WSS Effect is a 3-years joint project implemented in Macedonia by Food Bank MK, Organisation of Women of Strumica, SIBAHE Slovenian Food Bank and the European Food Banks Federation. The project ...

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The Greek Food Bank receives the BRAVO Sustainability Award

The Greek Food Bank was awarded for the food collection they organized in 2018. About the food collectionThe objective of such an action is dual: - Collect specific types of foodstuffs ...

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FareShare teams up with Tesco and Jamie Oliver to tackle food waste

Tesco - the UK’s largest supermarket - has developed a great initiative to tackle food waste, in partnership with FareShare - our British member - and with input and backing ...

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European Social Fund Plus: MEPs support the fight against poverty and social exclusion

On 16 January, the European Parliament adopted its position for negotiating updated rules to tackle high rates of poverty and social exclusion in the EU, by voting in favor of ...