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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# foodcloud

Last year
2022
# Cost of Living
'She didn't eat for 4 days to feed her baby': Irish foodbanks pushed to the limit
19% of adults had skipped meals or reduced portion size so their family can eat enough, according to Barnardos.
All time
# food and drink
FoodCloud is scaling operations overseas after running pilots in three countries
The food distribution social enterprise recorded a surplus of half a million last year.
# food for thought
‘It’s a bit like Ready Steady Cook’: How FoodCloud and charities are fighting food poverty in the west of Ireland
As charities see demand increase this Christmas, the team behind FoodCloud is making things a little easier.
# #HomelessHydration
Concerned charity takes to the streets to provide water to homeless people as temperatures increase
This week homeless charity ICHH are supplying water and sunscreen to homeless people in need in Dublin
# foodcloud
7 things you didn't know about my job: Helping surplus food get to people who need it
Darragh Doyle of FoodCloud tells the story of how reading an email accidentally changed his career.
# foodcloud
'When we launched FoodCloud it didn't work at all. We had to go back to the drawing board'
Iseult Ward chats about FoodCloud’s rocky launch and why she would like to hire Richard Branson.
# Social Entrepreneurs
'One million tonnes of food are wasted in Ireland each year, people know that's wrong'
FoodCloud, an organisation helping to combat this, has gone from strength to strength in the last five years.
# food and drink
The co-founder of Ryanair has joined the board of Dublin startup FoodCloud
The non-profit organisation helps businesses redistribute surplus food to charities.
# foodcloud
How does it feel to pitch to Richard Branson for €1.2m? This Irish company is about to find out...
Foodcloud’s Iseult Ward is among six finalists who will pitch to the Virgin Group founder for a share of the €1.2 million prize.
# wasteful
Should we ban supermarkets from destroying edible food?
France introduced a similar law recently.
# Social Entrepreneurs
How two students saved enough food for 325,000 meals from the rubbish
Meet some of Ireland’s most promising “social entrepreneurs” who were awarded for their work last night.
# Every Little Helps
Tesco donates 60,000 meals to charity ... through an app
Foodcloud enables businesses to donate their excess food to charity.
# foodcloud
This infographic shows just how much food we waste
1.3bn tonnes, in fact.
# waste not want not
One million tonnes of food is wasted in Ireland every year
FoodCloud is calling on Irish people to reduce food waste.
# Web Summit
Fascinating Web Summit start-ups you need to hear about
Need an app that makes children help out around the house? Or one that allows you browse the internet on your phone without a data connection?