We are an open book.
Not only do we save food, but we make sure everyone can see the impact it has on the NGOs and beneficiaries at the receiving end. This includes being transparent about how we make it happen and where it goes - in all safety
1/3 of the food produced is wasted.That’s 279 kilos of food wasted every minute, while 17% of Mauritians live in food insecurity.
Together we can bridge this gap.
1 in 4 children between 5 and 11 is underweight in Mauritius
When food is lost or wasted, it’s not just the food that goes to waste. It’s also the water, the energy, the land and the labour used to grow, transform, transport, store and cook this food.
Food waste costs $750 billion to the world each year. Kitchens can waste up to 20% of food purchased.
For vulnerable people, food changes everything.
Poor nutrition impairs physical growth as well as psychological development reinforcing inequalities.
Time spent looking for food impairs parents and NGOs from focusing on their main activity.
Access to food keep children at school & improve their results.
Savings from food enable parents and NGOs to perform impactful projects.
300 Food partners
We work with the biggest! From wholesalers to stores, together we’re leading the fight against food waste.
120 NGOs and schools
We work with general family support groups, after-school centres, health prevention centres, residential centres, schools & informal schools, day care centres, soup kitchens, and more.
1,895 Meals redistributed
That’s more than 900 tonnes of food saved!
Rs 4.60 of SROI
Our SROI (Social Return On Investment) is the value of food redistributed per rupee spent on FoodWise’s operations. For every Rs 1 spent, FoodWise was able to redistribute Rs 4.60 in food value in 2021.
3,706,332 Meals redistributed
That’s close to 800 tonnes of food saved!
1,634,402 KGs in GHG emissions equivalent saved
Food waste drives climate change. In fact, one quarter of the global greenhouse gas emissions are produced by food waste. By saving 1 KG of food waste, we also save the equivalent of 2.5 KGs in GHG emissions.