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Foodbank has drawn fresh commitments from two FMCG brands

Foodbank has drawn fresh commitments from two FMCG brands

Foodbank CEO Brianna Case says there was a 47-per-cent increase in demand for food relief for the past year.

Woolworths donates $1 million to boost funding for food relief

The initial AU$500,000 commitment from Woolworths is slated for increasing the delivery of food hampers and pre-prepared...
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Foodbank sources record volume of food and groceries due to Covid-19

Charity organisation Foodbank received 48.8 million kilograms of food and grocery donations last year.

Foodbank seeks help, fearing surging demand for meals

Australian charity group Foodbank says the need for food relief is increasing and the post-Covid ‘peak hunger’ has yet t...

Beiersdorf partners with Foodbank Australia, gifting 50,000 Nivea products

The maker of Nivea and Elastoplas has given Foodbank Australia more than 50,000 personal care items, including hand sani...

Foodbank deal takes guesswork out of supply

General Mills’ has committed to producing 10,000 pasta meals per month for a year to donate to people in need through a ...

FMCG giants dig deep for COVID-19 food relief

Arnott's, PepsiCo and McCain Foods among big brands supporting Australian food relief efforts.

This week in FMCG

This week's top headlines.

Aldi extends paid leave for volunteer firies

Discount retailer provides accommodation, counselling and groceries for employees impacted by fires.

Foodbank’s support reaching neediest bushfire victims

Major FMCG companies rally behind Foodbank to donate goods to distress areas.

Woolworths puts food waste program in place at all stores

Woolworths recorded an average year-on-year reduction of 8 per cent in food waste sent to landfill over the past three y...

Coles pledges to halve food waste by 2020

Supermarket to get rid of single-use plastic bags on July 1.

Foodbank, Perfection Fresh partner to reduce food waste

Research shows fruit and vegetables have highest wastage rates.

Foodbank, GS1 join forces

Portal created to streamline product recall process.

Foodbank, Simplot create documentary to fight hunger

It shows how innovative programs help fight hunger.

Aussie Farmers Direct creates Christmas meal kits

“We are taking all of the complicated meal planning and shopping queues out of Christmas this year."

Foodbank calls for Food Insecurity Strategy

Charity says National Food Waste Strategy is a step towards a solution.

‘Successful failures’ – the problem with food banks

"Food banks are a band-aid solution."

The war on waste

Food charities are not the only answer.

Coles’ food donations hit record levels

Supermarket giant donates 8,600 tonnes of food.