Canadians flocking to food rescue apps to reduce grocery bills and waste
Several apps look to connect deal-seekers with restaurants and grocers eager to keep aging food still fit for consumption out of the trash in exchange for a small fee
After chowing down, she let her Instagram followers in on her secret: She found the haul on Too Good to Go. The app is one of many uniting deal-seekers with restaurants and grocers eager to keep aging food that’s still fit for consumption out of the trash in exchange for a small fee.
“Over the holidays, we had a father who wrote in and thanked us because he’d been let go from his job due to COVID-19 and he used the money saved on Flashfood to buy stocking stuffers for his kids,” said Tribe.Orders are retrieved in supermarkets, which typically mark items nearing their best before dates down or donate them to charities, food banks and farms for animal feed.Read more: The Globe and Mail »
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