Tesco launches the latest in its ‘Food Love Stories’ adverts to highlight its ongoing campaign to tackle food waste

Tesco launches the latest in its ‘Food Love Stories’ adverts to highlight its ongoing campaign to tackle food waste   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today [Wednesday 14 June] launched the latest in its series of ‘Food Love Stories’ adverts to highlight its ongoing efforts to tackle food waste. For […]

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Waitrose extends its FareShare trial to 25 branches in total this month

LONDON, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — A further 22 branches will use the IT platform to let local groups know about surplus food Charities will be offered volunteers and money to buy equipment such as freezers As Waitrose extends its successful FareShare trial to 25 branches in total this month, it has today (12 June […]

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Tesco customers donated more than 2.8 million meals to people in need during the ninth Neighbourhood Food Collection

Tesco customers donated more than 2.8 million meals to people in need during the ninth Neighbourhood Food Collection   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Generous Tesco customers got into the festive spirit by donating more than 2.8 million meals to people in need during the ninth Neighbourhood Food Collection, which took place […]

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Tesco hosts its biggest ever Neighbourhood Food Collection, December 1-3, 2016

Tesco hosts its biggest ever Neighbourhood Food Collection, December 1-3, 2016   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Dec-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is encouraging people across the UK to donate generously during its biggest ever Neighbourhood Food Collection, which takes place in all Tesco stores from Thursday 1 December until Saturday 3 December. The Neighbourhood Food […]

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Tesco redirects millions of surplus food to charity with Community Food Connection with FareShare FoodCloud rollout

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco announces nationwide rollout of Community Food Connection with FareShare FoodCloud, which will redirect millions of meals of Tesco surplus food to charity by end of 2017. Tesco CEO Dave Lewis has today announced the nationwide rollout of an initiative designed to dramatically reduce the amount of food […]

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Tesco customers donated more than 3.7 million meals during the seventh Neighbourhood Food Collection

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-12-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Generous Tesco customers have donated more than 3.7 million meals during the seventh Neighbourhood Food Collection, which took place between 3rd and 5th December 2015, bringing the total number of meals collected by Tesco customers to over 30 million since the programme began in 2012. The collection provides […]

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The Co-operative Food to donate its warehouse depot surplus food to local charities

MANCHESTER, England, 2015-9-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-operative Food will donate its warehouse depot surplus food to local charities as it diverts food for over a million meals away from anaerobic digestion energy plants. Following a successful trial at its depot in Castlewood, Derbyshire, the mutual is rolling out the programme from 14 September, supplying […]

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Tesco customers donated more than 3.6 million meals during the sixth Neighbourhood Food Collection this summer

Over 3.6 million meals donated during recent Neighbourhood Food Collection in partnership with FareShare and The Trussell Trust Significant rise in number of donations from in-store permanent collection points from January to July 2015 More than 27.5 million meals have been provided to people in need since Neighbourhood Food Collection began CHESHUNT, England, 2015-7-10 — […]

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Tesco begins new program to give unsold food to charities and not to waste

Brand new scheme called FareShare FoodCloud to be piloted in Tesco stores to give unsold food to charities and not to waste New figures reveal 55,400 tonnes of food wasted within Tesco operations in the last year, around 30,000 tonnes of which could otherwise have been eaten Cheshunt, England, 2015-6-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — A groundbreaking […]

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Tesco customers donated record number of meals during the fifth Neighbourhood Food Collection

Cheshunt, England, 2014-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco customers have donated a record number of meals during the fifth Neighbourhood Food Collection, as Brits prove to be more generous than ever before. 4.7 million meals were donated by Tesco customers, to be split between charity partners FareShare and Trussell Trust. The full total of […]

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Tesco commissioned survey reveals that 32% of the British public generously donate food despite the chaos and excitement of the festive period

Cheshunt, England, 2014-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Despite the chaos and excitement of the festive period, almost a third (32%) of the British public have remembered vulnerable people in need by generously donating food to those in need across the country, according to a new survey published today. The survey also reveals the generosity […]

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