Government invests over £4m to tackle England's worrying food waste

May 9, 2019 ·

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The government has awarded more than £4m to four redistribution organisations to help overcome the barriers of food waste.

The successful bids - from Fareshare, Company Shop Group, The Felix Project and Food Works Sheffield - will receive funding through the first tranche of a £15m scheme, which was launched in January by environment secretary Michael Gove.

The projects could enable existing food redistribution companies to take more surplus food from manufacturers and retailers and stop it going to waste.

The companies had to demonstrate the solutions they would take, including developing new supply routes from growers and local distributors, funding new lines and additional staff and increasing capacity for repackaging and labelling.

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