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    Funding available for Welsh stores with surplus food

    Welsh government has urged food businesses with surplus food to make use of the Surplus with Purpose Cymru Fund.

    The Fund aims to help make it easy for businesses to donate their surplus, by overcoming any barriers to donation.  

    Businesses can divert the surplus stock to FareShare Cymru, helping hundreds of charities across Wales.

    Funding is available until 2025 to make it cost-neutral to donate your food surplus by covering the costs of harvesting, labour, packaging, storage or transportation of surplus food. The fund can also offset any lost income from donating edible food that would otherwise have gone to anaerobic digestion.

    After the success of the initial funding, FareShare Cymru has received a second round of funding from the Welsh government in October last year.

    Contact [email protected] for more details.

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