50% of edible agricultural production is wasted due to specification requirements, cold-chain and processing inadequacies as well as access to markets. This nutritious food goes to waste while 14 million South Africans go hungry every day. FoodForward SA is launching Second Harvest, a programme that… Read More »FoodForward SA launches Second Harvest to feed more hungry South Africans
Food Lover’s Market’s “Hunger Month” campaign raises over 730 000 meals for vulnerable South Africans
FoodForward SA in partnership with Food Lover’s Market, Tru Cape Fruit Marketing, Rugani Carrots and Simpl. Fruit Juices raised R579,152.53 during the Hunger Month campaign in May. That’s enough money to feed 733 179 vulnerable South Africans. This was a substantial increase on the 2017… Read More »Food Lover’s Market’s “Hunger Month” campaign raises over 730 000 meals for vulnerable South Africans
Woolworths has announced that it is joining forces with FoodForward SA to increase access to food across the country. The new partnership, which includes a R3 million commitment over the next three years, will focus on increasing the organisation’s capacity to re-distribute the edible, surplus… Read More »Woolworths joins FoodForward SA in the fight against food insecurity
Did you know that to alleviate poverty as well as hunger, 75% of FoodForward SA’s Beneficiary Organisations focus on education, skills development, youth development and the uplifting of women? The Amy Foundation, a non-profit organisation formerly known as the Amy Biehl Foundation based in Athlone,… Read More »FoodForward SA welcomes the Amy Foundation as a new Beneficiary Organisation
An estimated 10 million tonnes of food produced in South Africa is not consumed, while 26% of South Africans are hungry, and a further 28% at risk of hunger (WWF 2017). A number of factors account for this surplus, including supply chain weaknesses; urbanisation; and… Read More »HOW SURPLUS FOOD CAN REDUCE THE FOOD INSECURITY BURDEN IN SOUTH AFRICA
Mastercard, Pick n Pay and FoodForward SA have announced a close working collaboration that is committed to donating 1.2 million meals to South Africans in need through an initiative called Tap to Feed. Contactless payments, or ‘Tap & Go’, simply means tapping your card on… Read More »Mastercard and Pick n Pay collaborate with FoodForward SA to donate more than one million meals!