Tag Archives: Food Research Collaboration

Food waste breakthrough is just the beginning

2016 was the year redistribution went mainstream. But it’s only a sticking-plaster solution to the problem of poverty. By Nick Hughes. The year 2016 felt like a breakthrough moment for food waste redistribution. Greater public awareness of food waste along with businesses’ own waste reduction commitments and improvements in the operational capabilities of redistribution charities…
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Redistribution could do more harm than good, claims report

Donating surplus food to charity will not solve the issues of food waste and hunger, a new report has claimed. Research by the Food Research Collaboration concluded that companies giving surplus food to food banks is a “short-term band aid” that could not meet the needs of people in poverty, or solve the UK’s food…
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Bruising time for UK fruit and veg

The UK horticulture sector faces major structural issues that threaten its long-term viability, based on the findings of two new reports. The sector faces issues on both the supply and demand side, according to the latest paper by the Food Research Collaboration, which highlights the dual threat posed by the UK’s growing trade gap in…
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