Food Rescue

Where possible Foodstuffs supermarkets donate food which is good enough to eat but not good enough to sell. Stores support a variety of organisations in local communities such as food banks, school and community groups, and the growing number of dedicated food rescue organisations.

Our partners include KiwiHarvestAuckland City MissionGood NeighbourKaivolutionJust ZilchKiwi Community Assistance, KaiboshSatisfy Food Rescue, and FoodShare.

These organisations ensure rescued food reaches the people in our communities who have the greatest need.

Types of food donated vary depending on what each store has available and the recipient organisation’s requirements and capabilities. Examples include fresh produce, bakery products, meat, dairy and tinned goods.

Over the last 12 months our stores have donated the equivalent of 5.1 million meals which has a value of approximately $5.8 million!

Good food should not be a privilege – we’re doing everything we can to ensure that every New Zealander eats well.



Martin Andrews from Kaibosh collecting rescued food from Richard Drakeford at PAK’nSAVE Kilbirnie

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