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Welcome to Food AWARE

new foodaware vanFood AWARE is a ‘not for profit’ social enterprise set up to find ways of redistributing surplus food from potential waste to human consumption or other environmentally friendly means of reuse.

Please contact us at info@foodawarecic.org.uk to discuss how we may be able to support or work in partnership with your group

WHAT WE DO

We redistribute surplus food by diverting from potential waste and into needy communities. A key objective of our project is to redistribute healthy 5-a- day produce e.g. tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, fruit etc as this encourages healthier eating. We distribute Food Standards Agency (FSA) leaflets which educate beneficiaries and equip them to make good food choices e.g. Eat Well Plate, ‘Best Before’ vs ‘Use By’, Traffic Lights on foods, Salt in food etc.

We currently collect and redistribute over four tonnes of quality-control failing ’5-a-day’ produce every week in partnership with our local suppliers and farmers.

Food AWARE are proud to support the ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ campaign!! Check out recent photos (see below) of our support for the ‘Feed 1,000′ event at the LFHW Roadshow at Hull University!

Food AWARE on Facebook – check out our very own group page! Lots of exciting news and photographs about our project (including examples of some of the surplus 5-a-day we receive every week!!!). And on Twitter!

Food AWARE Latest News

Funds boost for Mexborough food bank

Funds boost for Mexborough food bank

We recently released a news item on our website about the wonderful work Sally Carman recently did when visiting us and our projects we support. To read more about Sally's visit please click here. As part of Sally's visit we went to Mexborough to talk about plans for a food bank inFunds boost for Mexborough food bank
Sally Carman adding support to Food AWARE

Sally Carman adding support to Food AWARE

On Wednesday the 10th Sep 2014, actress Sally Carman spent the day with us at Food AWARE as we were promoting various community projects that we support. South Yorkshire born (Mexborough) Sally took time out from her busy schedule whilst she was appearing in Kes, at CAST theatre in Doncaster. SallySally Carman adding support to Food AWARE
Sally Carman

Sally Carman

Sally Carman met with Sean Gibbons, Managing Director of Food AWARE whilst she was appearing in Kes, at CAST in Doncaster. Sally visited the Maltby food bank and managed to see first hand the excellent work that is carried out at the Addison Day Centre, Maltby as well as viewing theSally Carman