While more than 12 million people in South Africa are unsure where their next meal will come from, the nation has a net surplus of food. OneFarm Share brings together supply chain players to sell or donate their edible surplus food rather than dump or incinerate it.
In eight months, the OneFarm Share initiative has grown to be a reliable and trusted channel for food processors and emerging and commercial farmers to sell or donate their products to new markets. Above all, OneFarm Share has brought together all the role players – from producers and logistics companies to consumers and beneficiaries – on to a single digital platform where needs can be identified and addressed.
With Standard Bank allocating relief funds for food and logistics procurement, HelloChoice, a South African company providing a digital fresh produce marketplace, and FoodForward SA, the biggest food distribution platform in the nation, OneFarm Share was launched.Read the full story here