FEBA conducts three core activities, all of them aiming at adding value to the work of its membership:
We measure the impact of the network along a few key indicators. Figures are for 2018.
Alleviate food insecurity by distributing 781,000 tons of food products, the equivalent to 4.3 million meals each day, to 9.3 million most deprived people, through the collaboration with 45,700 charitable organizations.
In 2018 the food was collected from different sources: recovery of surplus food, especially from the manufacturing and retail sectors (66%), FEAD (21%), food collections (7%) and EU and national withdrawn produce (6%).
But also much for than that. Food banks create value for: