Eggcup delivers on DEFRA’s food charities grant fund


In July and August, the warehouse was full with even more food than usual: bread, potatoes, carrots, milk, eggs, and lots and lots of pasta. The huge walk-in refrigerator was crammed with meat and cheese. Some of this was part of our regular supply of surplus food, but much of it is paid for by the Food Charities Grant Fund, a temporary programme from the Department of Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to get food to people who are hard-pressed financially during the Covid-19 crisis. Eggcup delivered 29288 kilos of food for this programme in seven weeks – or the [...]