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eNewsletter September 2018

 19-09-2018

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Food processing: an inspiring session in Paris


Inspiring! That's what the participants thought about the skill-sharing session on food processing that FEBA organized in collaboration with the Fédération Française des Banques Alimentaires on 12-13 July in Paris. Well, ...

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The Food Bank Leadership Institute moves to Europe!


In 2019 the 13th edition of the Food Bank Leadership Institute(FBLI) will be held on 25-27 March in London, UK and will be organized in cooperation with the European Food ...

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World Food Summit focuses on global food challenges


Guests from more than 39 countries and all over the world, including ministers, mayors and business leaders, came to the World Food Summit-Better Food for More People in Copenhagen on ...

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FoodCloud Hubs: an inspiring new member


On the 1st of July 2018 FoodCloud Hubs became a member of the European Food Banks Federation. We are very pleased to welcome them, and we want to know more ...

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Matsentralen Norge: a new national federation in Norway


Food banks have existed for many years in Norway but that’s only recently that a network and umbrella organization was created: Matsentralen Norge. Therefore, on the 1st of July 2018, ...

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From South Africa to Belgium: a great occasion to discover food banks


On 5 September, a delegation of 9 people from South Africa, representing the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa, retailers, manufactures, food service, and government, visited the Banque Alimentaire du ...

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Discovering European social policies: the first workshop of our EU Working Group


On 10-11 September FEBA organized a workshop on European Social Strategy in our premises in Brussels, the first meeting of the FEBA EU Working Group which was launched by the ...

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Fires in Greece: a wave of solidarity


On Monday 23 July 2018 a fire broke out in the region of Eastern Attica, in Greece. Since the gusts of wind reached up to 124 km per hour, the ...

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The collaboration between Costa Crociere and Food Banks celebrates the first year!


In Palermo Costa Crociere and Banco Alimentare celebrates one year of activity to recover surplus food for social purpose. On Tuesday 17 July 2018, with the Costa Fascinosa landing ...

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Dutch retailers and food banks: a strong collaboration and innovative solutions to prevent food waste


For quite some time all national retailers have been working with Voedselbanken Nederland, the food banks in the Netherlands to fight against food waste and provide good surplus food to ...

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FareShare #ActiveAte school holidays


FareShare, the UK’s largest food redistribution charity, has revealed it helped to feed at least 50,000 children across the UK every week over the school summer holiday - an increase ...

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The Danish Food Bank had a royal visit


In the middle of September, Her Royal Highness Princess Marie of Denmark payed the Danish Food Bank a visit. For some time, the princess has publicly spoken about food ...

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Loving food and hating waste: the EU’s contribution


“Surplus food that is safe, should, as a priority, be available to people in need.” That’s what Commissioner Andriukaitis declared on 25 September 2018, during the UN General Assembly in ...

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