Food waste represents a global paradox! Whilst approximately a third of the food produced in the world each year is being wasted, at the same time nearly a billion people are unable to cover their daily needs in food.
In this respect, SavingFood offers an innovative and socially responsible solution to the food waste challenge by developing an online networked community of various stakeholders that through collective awareness, knowledge sharing, motivations and incentives, will facilitate the redistribution of surplus food and leftover crops for the benefit of the vulnerable groups of our society.
SavingFood is part of the CAPS Community and a supporter of Digital Social Innovation. Let us introduce you the next events must to attend. “What next for Digital Social Innovation?”, in London, on 16th and 17th May, gathering DSI funders and practitioners from across Europe, and offering a tour of London’s most exciting DSI hubs….Read More
Are you aware of what the SavingFood solution is about? To fight food waste. No, wrong answer! We aim at way more than that. Yes, the CAPs platform will help us fight food waste, but it will also help us bring the food waste community together, help people in need and offer a responsible, environmentally…Read More
We are happy to share with you the first set of videos, we have created on the food waste challenge and food saving opportunities! Are you concerned about food waste? Is it an issue you are interested in finding out more about? We invite you in any case to discover our “Challenge of food waste”…Read More
Learn how a “political” crisis can cause food waste and how gleaning can help save food! We gleaned 7000kg of apples that would go to waste and made it into delicious apple juice. The young volunteers of Juice For Change picked 7000 kilo apples this weekend. They will use the apples to squeeze juice which…Read More
What do we want to achieve? What is the benefit from replicating our solution? If you know what SavingFood project is about, the answer might come straight: because the aim is good on more levels, so why not replicating it, making it sustainable? Just for a rapid recap: SavingFood will result in a user friendly…Read More
You may or may not heard about the underground activism called Food Not Bombs. The initiative started arround the ’80-s as a protest against food waste and warfare. There are Food Not Bombs groups all around the Globe, the main idea is to save food from waste, and pass it to… well basically anyone, who…Read More
SavingFood is launching an online survey to understand and investigate further current behaviors towards food waste. Our survey is targeted to citizens located in Greece, Hungary, the UK and Belgium, who are already engaged and not engaged yet to food waste reduction practices. Your views will help us design more effective strategies and support the…Read More
The SavingFood team was working hard during the summer period to prepare the ground for the pilot implementation of the project. Wireframes of the first version of the platform are ready and the technical development is ongoing in order to be ready for the first test with a limited number of users in October. As…Read More
The SavingFood (SF) Cost Calculation Tool (that will be freely available from August 2016) is a tool created specifically for businesses in the food and catering sectors, and can be used to quickly and easily determine how much the food that is regularly wasted is costing your business as well as the environment! Simply enter…Read More
SavingFood has successfully implemented the first user centered workshops in the four countries where the platform will be tested. Adopting a Living Lab methodology throughout the entire lifespan of the project we give emphasis at gathering and analyzing the needs of potential users. As such, the process of gathering user requirements is a priority for…Read More