With many New Zealanders facing increased financial hardship as a result of COVID-19, national levels of food insecurity have risen sharply in recent months – and are set to rise further when the wage subsidy scheme concludes in September. Now, a new venture is set to provide much-needed additional support to the hundreds of community … Continue reading NZ Food Network to bolster support for Kiwis living with food insecurity
Hunger relief organisation Foodbank is also calling on the Federal Government to develop a National Food Insecurity Strategy, to ensure both food insecurity and food waste are addressed.
For the last six years, big players in the dairy industry including Murray Goulburn, Parmalat, Fonterra, and Lion Dairy and Drinks, have come together to help Foodbank provide more than 8 million litres of milk to vulnerable Australians experiencing food insecurity. “Our charity partners regularly inform us that people who are struggling to put food on … Continue reading Dairy industry comes together to help fight hunger in Australia