According to the UN’s Food & Agriculture organization, one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption – approximately 1.3 billion tons - gets lost or wasted each year. Electrolux has teamed up with local NGOs in Poland to develop an app for individuals and organizations to share food that might otherwise have ended up in the bin.
In a Feed the Planet collaboration, funded by the Electrolux Food Foundation, unemployed people in Brazil are being trained at the Electrolux factory in Curitiba. The objective is to equip them with the culinary skills they need to get a job in a professional kitchen.
With funding from the Electrolux Food Foundation, Electrolux Home Products (EHP) in Australia has established a three-year partnership with the country’s leading food rescue charity OzHarvest to use food that would otherwise be wasted to help feed people in need across Australia.
The Electrolux Food Foundation supports a global project launched by its partner Worldchefs to educate chefs to use food resources in a more sustainable way.
The latest employee-driven Food Foundation project from Electrolux - ‘Taste & Share’ - has launched in Poland, highlighting the benefits of food sharing to raise awareness about food waste.