Food surplus and Labour, the Valorisation of Underused Resources | 2 Mers Seas Zeeën


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Food surplus and Labour, the Valorisation of Underused Resources

Priority Axis

Technological and Social Innovation

Specific objective

Social Innovation

Lead partner



Start Date


End Date


Project budget

4 330 155

ERDF amount

2 598 093

ERDF rate



    Common challenge

    The entire programme area is struggling to prevent food waste and across the area the number of people experiencing food insecurity is increasing. This project will tackle this challenge through the valorisation of food surplus whilst simultaneously creating jobs, pathways to employment and supporting people living in food insecurity. It will find new models to make the interception and redistribution of surplus viable. The food industry did not find an answer to their huge amounts of food surplus, by no means to keep it for human consumption, principally because of the labour-intensive super flexible approach needed to do so. In this project, we will work to develop socio-economic business models with environmental benefits to do so.



    Panier de la Mer

    Milieu & Werk vzw

    Stad Brugge

    Stad Mechelen

    VIVES Hogeschool

    Brighton & Hove Food Partnership

    Marjon Business School Plymouth University

    FEEDBACK Global

    FareShare Sussex