Social enterprise FoodCloud launches Food for Ireland campaign

A company that distributes surplus food from retailers to those in need has begun a nationwide appeal in 400 stores this weekend

20th September, 2020
Social enterprise FoodCloud launches Food for Ireland campaign
Joe Manning, commercial director of Tesco, and Iseult Ward, chief executive of FoodCloud: 'When somebody can’t access food, you know that’s not their only challenge.' Picture: Fergal Phillips

When Iseult Ward received the results of her company’s survey on why so many people were accessing its services during lockdown, she was worried.

“We wanted to understand what was driving the big jump in demand and if it was going to continue, so we could plan for it,” she said.

Ward is co-founder and chief executive of FoodCloud, a social enterprise which distributes surplus food from retailers to those in...

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