If you are a food processor, food retailer or in the food service industry based in East Cork and would like to reduce your food waste costs, Savour Food can help you.
Savour Food is a food waste reduction initiative for business in East Cork. The Clean Technology Centre (CIT), Taste Cork and SECAD have joined forces to assist business in the East Cork Region to cut food waste costs. This pilot programme is funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine from the Department's Rural Innovation and Development Fund
Getting involved will give your business access to:
Savour Food plans to host two short info sessions in early 2018. These seminars will advise business on how they can reduce food waste and save costs. These seminars will be held in:
Businesses from East Cork and specifically the Midleton Rural Economic Development Zone are invited to become part of the Savour Food programme.
Project Stakeholders the Clean Technology Centre (CTC) at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), Taste Cork (an initiative of Cork County LEO) and South and East Cork Development (SECAD).
The Clean Technology Centre at Cork Institute of Technology has been providing innovative and effective resource efficiency solutions since 1992. CTC is widely accepted as the leading waste prevention focused organisation in Ireland as well as being the oldest. CTC currently manage a number of national waste prevention programmes which include: Stop Food Waste, Green Business, Green Healthcare and The Local Authority Prevention Network (LAPN). http://ctc-cork.ie
South and East Cork Area Development Partnership CLG (SECAD) is a Local Development Company established in 1995. SECAD has evolved from an organisation managing a single funding programme into a platform managing a wide range of funds and services including, social investment and employment support programmes implemented on behalf of a number of Irish Government Departments and State Bodies. www.secad.ie
Taste Cork (an initiative of Cork County LEO) is a food initiative aimed at supporting a sustainable local food industry aligned with the overall national strategy implemented by Bord Bia and other related agencies and to act as a direct response in support of the national Food Wise 2025 Strategy. www.tastecork.com