About

Swedens 1st rescued food catering service

One third of the food we grow in the world is thrown away.

 

This waste could be blemished 'ugly' veggies that don't look presentable on the supermarket shelf or mislabeled food packages that are cheaper for the manufacturer to throw than to correctly relabel.

 

There are no culprits, only engaged doers.

 

At Rude Food we identify food wastage points and work with food waste partners to circulate the surplus' back on to our plates and put food where it needs to be - in our bellies.

 

Every city should have its own recycling kitchen

 

Rude Food is one such kitchen in Malmö, Sweden.

 

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Food safety monitoring:

Miljöförvaltningen

 

External Links:

John Oliver Last Week Tonight

 

Good practices in food waste prevention and reduction:

European Commission

 

How to reduce food waste:

Livsmedelsverket

 

Rude Food collaborates with food producers and distributors to circulate their surplus.

 

Initiated as a citizen's initiative by design researcher Zeenath Hasan at her kitchen project Tapori Tiffins in October 2014, Rude Food Malmö was registered as a not-for-profit association on May 2015. A strong volunteer force drives the food rescue activity and a paid team manages the project and its kitchen work. Revenues from the catering activities are looped back into the running of the project. A percentage of the rescued foods is redistributed to food insecure groups.

 

 

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FAQ

Read Q&A at our Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) session.

 

Have an unanswered question?

Write to info@rudefood.se

 

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Awards:

Skånska Gastronomipriset Årets mångfald 2017 >>

 

Skåneländska Gastronomiska Akademiens Diplom och Vänförenings stipendium 2016 >>

 

Skånes Miljöpris 2015 >>

 

Miljöanslaget 2015 >>

 

'People & Society' - Venture Cup South 2015 >>

 

Food waste partners:

Mossagården

Helenelust

Örtagårdens Plantskola

Röstånga Mölla

MH Matsalar / Orkanen

Cafë Niagara

Green Matmarknad

Malmöfestivalen

Nordic Organic Food Fair

City Frukt i Malmö AB

Möllans Ost

Sybilles Bakery

 

Network Partners:

Stop Spild Af Mad

Connectors Malmö

Livsmedelsverket

 

 

Affiliates:

Spoons

Spisehuset Rub & Stub

Gotte Lisa

Beyond Retro

Astrid och Aporna

Små Smörrebröd

PlayBake

Scandwich

Sajvva

Gram Malmö

Coompanion Skåne

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