Finding a redistribution partner


Regardless of the size and the nature of your operations, there are options that will allow you to redistribute your surplus food.

Below are profiles highlighting the capabilities of food surplus redistribution organisations. We are continually developing content to demonstrate how they work in partnership with industry to deliver social impact.

If you feel that your organisation should be included, please email [email protected]

Redistributor profiles

City Harvest London

City Harvest’s mission is to reduce food insecurity and protect the planet by diverting quality, nutritious, edible surplus food from waste and redistributing it to those facing food poverty. The vision is to create cities where all people have access to fresh, nourishing food and no good food is wasted from within the food supply chain.


Community Shop

Community Shop is an award-winning social enterprise that builds stronger individuals and more confident communities. We provide our members with vital access to deeply discounted food, as well as life-changing learning and development programmes.


Company Shop Group

Company Shop Group is the UK’s leading redistributor of surplus food and household products. Home to Company Shop stores (our retail operation) and our award-winning social enterprise, Community Shop, we’re a business at the forefront of the sustainability agenda, changing mindsets and educating across the industry.



FareShare is the UK’s largest and longest running charity fighting hunger and food waste. We work with over 500 businesses in the food supply chain and have over 30 warehouses redistributing surplus food to charities and community groups up and down the country.


HIS Church

His Church provide ethical, sustainable, full transport and logistics, charitable solutions for surplus food, clothes and supplies which are redistributed to help vulnerable people at home and abroad.



Neighbourly is a community investment and engagement platform that connects businesses with over 20,000 local charities and good causes across the UK and Ireland. It ensures the delivery of surplus products, volunteer time and funding is tailored and targeted to help build strong communities and deliver social value.


OLIO’s Food Waste Heroes Programme

OLIO’s Food Waste Heroes Programme offers businesses a hassle-free way to achieve zero edible food waste. We connect trained volunteers with local businesses to collect their unsold food, stopping it from going to waste. Once collected, our volunteers then redistribute it to their local community via the OLIO app. We work closely with businesses of all shapes and sizes, including supermarkets, quick service restaurants, contract caterers, retail sites, rapid delivery companies, logistics businesses and more.


The Bread and Butter Thing

The Bread and Butter Thing is an affordable food service. We make life more affordable for people on a low income, build stronger communities and reduce food waste using surplus food to create weekly community food clubs across the north of England. Each week, our members receive at least £35 worth of quality fruit and veg, chilled goods and cupboard staples for just £7.50.


The Felix Project

The Felix Project rescues high quality surplus food from over 539 suppliers, including supermarkets, wholesalers, farms, restaurants and delis. We sort and deliver this food to almost 1000 front-line charities, primary schools and holiday programmes across London reaching the vulnerable, homeless, people with mental health or those who simply cannot afford to buy quality, nutritious food. We were founded in 2016 by Justin Byam Shaw, in memory of his son Felix, who passed away aged 14 from meningitis.


Too Good To Go

Too Good To Go is the simple way to sell your surplus food. It’s a free app, with more than 7 million UK users. By partnering with Too Good To Go, you can waste less food, attract new customers and recover sunk costs



Our purpose is to Nourish Our Nation. UKHarvest is an not for profit (for impact) environmental charity, working across the South of England, focusing on using rescued food as a medium to educate all on the prevention of food waste.



Xcess is a growing network of ten of the country’s leading and most innovative redistribution organisations. We work collaboratively with the food industry to redistribute surplus edible food for social purposes. Our goal is to increase the amount of surplus edible food available for redistribution; to tackle food insecurity; and, have a positive impact on the environment.