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FoodForward SA collects edible surplus food from manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers, and redistributes this food to verified NPOs that collectively feed thousands of hungry people daily. We call this process foodbanking. Since all the food is free, for every R1 donated, FoodForward SA is able to maximise to R13,87 worth of food value, making foodbanking as a model affordable and scalable.


Our Programmes Include

Food Rescue:  We source, collect, sort, store and distribute within date edible surplus edible food from our partners distribution centres.

Virtual FoodBanking: We link Beneficiary Organisations to retail stores for the daily collection of surplus fruit, vegetables and general groceries - via an onlie innovation called the Foodbanking Platform.

Food Management: We support emerging farmers, implement large-scale feeding programmes, and offer a nutritious easy to prepare meal.

We implement School Breakfast programmes on behalf of corporate donors, providing in excess of 10 million meals annually.

Our Beneficiary Organisations

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More than 85% of our beneficiary organisations are involved in development or remedial work.

Number of beneficiary organisations: 600
Number of beneficiaries: 250 000

You Can Help!

FoodForward SA relies on the generosity of corporates and individuals to implement this cost-effective solution to feed hungry people. Click here to donate and support the work we do and Click here to download FoodForward SA’s Fact Sheet.

Our Donors

FoodForward SA is proud to partner with most of South Africa’s reputable companies who are committed to addressing the escalating food security problem in South Africa.

 Top 10 Food Donors

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Financial Donors Over R100 000


The Saville Foundation  
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Our Patrons

Jenny Morris
‘Chef - Food Network’ Jenny Morris
Bryan Habana
‘Springbok Rugby Player’Bryan Habana
‘Musician & Chef’
Ishay Govender-Ypma
‘Food Blogger - Food & the fabulous’ Ishay Govender-Ypma