A national consortium including government and organizations from the food, technology and non-profit sectors is leading the charge to address the impacts of COVID-19 on the food supply chain in Canada. Read the press release here...
The Perishable Food Recovery Program was started in September, 2017, to get surplus perishable foods available in the community to those relying on the food bank that services Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. Read the article here...
BC Food & Beverage is the professional association and voice for the food, beverage, and natural health product manufacturing industry in B.C. In April they features some of their members, including FoodMesh! Read it on page 35 here!
Beach Radio in Kelowna interviews Urban Fare GM, and CEO of The Central Okanagan Food Bank to discuss the benefits of using our Retail Food Recovery Program. Watch it here!
As FoodMesh expands it's reach across Canada, we were approached by Radio Canada to do a French language interview. The English version is available to read here...(click on translate in your browser).
The City of Richmond signed a year partenership with FoodMesh to help reach their sustainability and environmental goals! Read more...
This initiative directly supports two objectives in Council’s Strategic Plan, demonstrating leadership through:
• Environmentally conscious decision-making addressing climate change and promoting a circular economy.
• Demonstrating leadership through partnerships and exploring innovative, emerging economic practices. Read on...
More than half of Save-On-Foods stores are now diverting perishable food, said president Darrell Jones Friday in Maple Ridge. (Phil Melnychuk/THE NEWS) Read more...
Save-On-Foods has surpassed a six-year company-wide goal of reducing food waste in just six months and has announced a target to become a zero food waste operation within three years.Read more...
...Save-On Foods has partnered with Food Banks Canada, Loop Resources, and Mesh Exchange (dba FoodMesh) and a number of local charity partners in an effort to reach their ultimate goal of zero surplus and potentially wasted food going to the landfill...go to full press release here
Local organizations are partnering with the federal and provincial governments to develop innovative ways to save pollinators and combat food waste in British Columbia...go to full press release here.
June 14th, 2019 - B.C. grocery store sets ambitious goal to become zero-waste.
A new initiative is seeing high-quality food waste from grocery stores go to the B.C. families who need it most. Michael Newman has details.
February 21st, 2019 - Save On Foods has incorporated the FoodMesh 'Retail Food Recovery Program' into their daily operations. This program diverts all perishables from their stores on a daily basis to charities and farmers for animal feed.
February 21st, 2019 - Kelowna Now - Today, Save-On-Foods announced its company-wide strategy to get to zero waste using our Retail Recovery Program.
January 17th, 2019 - Global News - Okanagan program to reduce food waste, increase food security
January 2019 - Joda Creative highlighted our Retail Recovery Program on behalf of Rhiza Capital for it's 'Impact Series'
November 8th, 2018 - FoodMesh Founder, Jessica Regan, speaks about food recovery at the National Zero Waste Conference
FoodMesh is a business-to-business (B2B) food exchange platform designed to match commercial surplus food with businesses and charities to reduce food waste. FoodMesh CEO, Jessica Regan is set to share their success story at the 2018 Zero Waste Conference. www.zwc.ca #ZWC18
FoodMesh Founder, Jessica Regan speaks on a panel, Nov., 8th, at the Zero Waste Conference. Circular principles bring challenges to traditional business practices, rewards for successful innovators, and a fundamental shift in the way we use the goods and services that drive our global economy. Exploring the factors bringing the biggest impacts, examining the trends still gaining momentum, and understanding the most effective ways to prosper in these exciting times.
'Purposefuly Profitable; Sustainability and your Business' FoodMesh Founder, Jessica Regan, shared her strategy on how to Waste Less, and Feed More.
As part of the Sustainable Event Professional Certificate (SEPC) course, FoodMesh Founder, Jessica Regan, spoke on ways of incorporating sustainable practices into event management to drive business results.
FoodMesh exhibited at the BCTECHSummit. BC's innovation economy is elevated to a global scale by bringing together business leaders and technology experts all across B.C. and around the world to exchange ideas, insights and opportunities.
'REthink a World Without Waste', was the theme at the 2018 conference The Recycling Council of B.C. this year, and Jessica Regan spoke on Innovation in Government: Creating a Regional Food Recovery Network.