Maple Leaf Foods and Michael H. McCain Commit $12.5M to Reduce Food Insecurity in Canada

May 2, 2022 Maple Leaf Foods

As a shared value enterprise, Maple Leaf Foods is committed to creating social value through advancing enduring solutions to reduce food insecurity. The Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security (“the Centre”), a registered charity, works collaboratively across sectors to address this systemic issue.

Perdue Farms Donates More Than 5.3 Million Pounds of Protein in 2021 to Combat Food Insecurity

January 14, 2022 Perdue Farms

As part of its Delivering Hope To Our Neighbors® initiative, Perdue Farms donated more than 5.3 million pounds of protein to combat hunger in 2021 to food banks, pantries, soup kitchens and other non-profit organizations. The food donations – primarily chicken – are the equivalent of more than 21 million servings of protein. Since 2000, Perdue Farms has donated more than 90 million pounds of protein to support efforts to alleviate food insecurity.

SodexoMagic and Goodr Partner to Combat Food Insecurity and Waste

November 29, 2021 SodexoMagic

According to the USDA, 11.3 million U.S. households were food insecure in 2019 and 2020. The USDA also states that 30-40 percent of America’s food supply is wasted. Today, SodexoMagic announced a partnership with Goodr, a minority-owned, woman-led hunger relief and food waste management company. This partnership creates easy and ongoing access to fresh food at no cost and as well as a way forward for diverting edible food waste from SodexoMagic’s extensive nationwide food service operations. This helps get food in the mouths of those that need it most.

US Foods Hunger Action Month Efforts Raise More Than 240,000 Meals for Those Struggling With Food Insecurity

October 8, 2021 US Foods

US Foods Holding Corp. announced that the company will donate the equivalent of more than 240,000 meals to Feeding America as part of the company’s Feeding America Hunger Action Month efforts dedicated to supporting communities struggling with food insecurity. In addition, more than $16,000 in product donations has been raised to aid six additional hunger-fighting organizations selected by the company’s Employee Resource Groups as part of a month-long virtual food drive.

Tangelo Reimagines Food System to Address Nutrition Insecurity

September 27, 2021 Tangelo

Tangelo, a platform as a service (PAAS) company and consumer facing mobile application is focused on improving nutrition education, affordability, and access to healthy, locally-sourced food for nutrition insecure consumers.