First food banking news in 2017!
FEBA has published two position papers to encourage food donation in Europe, the 2017 Men's handball championship joined the fight against food waste, HOTREC have published guidelines for food donation and more stories from the FEBA network. Read more.
HOTREC, FEBA and Metro AG launch recommendations to manage food donations
In October 2016, the umbrella association for the hospitality industry in Europe, HOTREC, FEBA and METRO AG signed a framework agreement to collaborate on reducing food waste among hotels, restaurants and cafés in Europe. Read more.
Handball world championship donates to food banks
The 2017 Men's handball world championship joined to the fight against food waste, by donating all surplus to local food banks. Read more.
Arla donates baby food to the Belgian Federation of Food Banks
In early January, the FEBA team received an urgent call from the Danish food bank. One of their loyal donors, Arla Foods, had two truck loads of baby food, with a expiry date by April 2017 which they wanted to donate and deliver to food banks. Read more.
Longer lunch breaks reduce food waste in Poland
The Polish Food Bank federation is taking action to reduce food waste in school canteens. A study from Harvard University has recently proven that short lunch breaks can be a root cause for food waste in schools.Read more.