FoodForward SA collects edible surplus food from manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers, and redistributes this food to verified NPOs that collectively feed thousands of hungry people daily. We call this process foodbanking. Since all the food is free, for every R1 donated, FoodForward SA is able to rescue R13,87 worth of food value, making foodbanking as a model affordable and scalable.
Our Programmes Include
Food Rescue: We source, collect, sort, store and distribute within date edible surplus edible food from our partners distribution centres.
Virtual FoodBanking: We link Beneficiary Organisations to retail stores for the daily collection of surplus fruit, vegetables and general groceries – via an onlie innovation called the Foodbanking Platform.
Food Management: We support emerging farmers and implement large-scale feeding programmes.
We implement School Breakfast programmes on behalf of corporate donors, providing in excess of 10 million meals annually.
Our Beneficiary Organisations
More than 85% of our beneficiary organisations are involved in development or remedial work.
Number of beneficiary organisations: 600
Number of beneficiaries: 250 000
You Can Help!
FoodForward SA relies on the generosity of corporates and individuals to implement this cost-effective solution to feed hungry people. Click here to donate and support the work we do.
FoodForward SA is proud to partner with most of South Africa’s reputable companies who are committed to addressing the escalating food security problem in South Africa.
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