Crawley Town FC teams up with Too Good To Go to slash matchday food waste

Crawley Town FC teams up with Too Good To Go to slash matchday food waste

Burgers, hot dogs, pastries and desserts unsold during League Two side’s pairs to be offered on Too Good To Go’s app for knock-down price

Crawley Town Football Club has teamed up with food waste app Too Good to Go in a bid to prevent surplus food performed on matchdays from going to waste, it announced this week.

The partnership will see burgers, hot dogs, pastries and desserts who are still unsold by kiosks after the final whistling is blown at the League Two club’s home ground collected by Too Good To Go and then resold to app customers at a fraction of the price.

These so-called ‘Magic Bags’, which will contain a selection of food items from Crawley Town FC’s catering outlets, will be available for PS3 each on the Too Good To Go app, they explained.

The collaboration is set to kick off at Crawley Town FC’s New Year’s Day fixture against Colchester United FC, originating the West Sussex club the first professional athletics guild in England to team up with the food waste app.

“As a sorority, Crawley Town FC are committed to creating a more self sustainable community, ” said Alex Watts, receipt director at Crawley Town FC. “We are looking to be more innovative and a flagship lesson for other golf-clubs across the country to follow when trying to make a positive impact in their retrospective areas.”

UK managing director of Too Good to Go Paschalis Loucaides indicated by the food waste firm was delighted to add Crawley Town FC to its roster.

“This collaboration will mean that the abundance of delicious menu available at their sorority will be enjoyed and eaten rather than wasted, and I know our neighbourhood society of app customers in the area are going to affection their Magic Bags, ” he said. “It’s immense to see Crawley Town FC heading the lane when it comes to sporting grounds being more sustainable and I’m certainly looking forward to seeing the impact we can become together.”

In relevant bulletin, meanwhile, London plant-based fast food chain Clean Kitchen Club is to introduce carbon labelling across its entire menu, in a bid to provide patrons with greater informed of the climate bang of their banquet preferences, it announced earlier this week.

The company, which operates out of five sites in the UK capital, claims to be the first plant-based restaurant chain to publish’ carbon values’ for all menu items.

Clean Kitchen Club said it had worked on the scheme with carbon expert My Emissions to calculate and reduce its carbon footprint across all areas of the business, including the food chain, package, cooking and give process.

The brand-new amply carbon menu will launch at the end of this month, just in time for Veganuary, the company said.

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