SOLUTION BY: TOO GOOD TO GO www.toogoodtogo.co.uk
Selling Restaurant Leftovers Cheap Too Good To Go is an app that helps restaurants reduce food waste by selling daily leftovers at a low price to customers.
TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE
ENVIRONMENTAL : According to the company, the app saves more than two tons of CO2 a day by preventing food waste. SOCIAL : Too Good To Go fi ghts food poverty by making restaurant food accessible for lowincome residents. ECONOMIC : Through the app, restaurants and food businesses earn a profit on food that would otherwise be tossed, while consumers get a bargain on perfectly good leftovers.
DEVELOPED IN Denmark DEPLOYED IN 11 countries including
FOOD SECTOR / SUSTAINIA100
Denmark, Norway, and Germany
“Too Good To Go benefits everybody, while making the world a better place.” Klaus Pedersen, CMO and Co-founder, Too Good To Go
FAO. “Food Loss and Food Waste.” 2016.
Typically, restaurants, bakeries, and other food businesses with surplus food at the end of the day are forced to throw it out. With the Too Good To Go app, customers can save this excess food from being wasted by pre-ordering a portion online and stopping by just before closing time to pick up the surplus food in take-away boxes for as little as $2.50 a serving. Through the app businesses earn money on what would otherwise be lost, consumers enjoy a delicious meal at a low price, and both help prevent unnecessary food waste. Since launching in Denmark in late 2015, Too Good To Go is now available in 11 countries and counts more than 240 participating food businesses in Denmark alone. Why a Sustainia100 solution? About one-third of all food produced worldwide is either lost or wasted, while hunger and food scarcity affect millions of people every day.1 By reducing food waste and food poverty, Too Good To Go promotes a sustainable food system and helps improve food security.
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