Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Food Sharing in Russia
31.10.2019 00:42
Food Sharing in Russia
(Source: http://mysl.info/tinybrowser/images/photo/2019/25/__.jpg)

Russians throw away tons of food worth 1.6 trillion roubles per year. The situation can be changed by food sharing that is beginning to develop in the country.

      This, in particular, concerns online services, where users can transfer products with an expiring date free of charge or for a fee. Several food-sharing services officially work as communities in social networks, for example, there are more than 500 groups titled “Giving Food Away for Free” on VKontakte. Commercial food-sharing startups have also appeared in Russia in the past two years: these are Food Hide and Alisok; restaurants and cafes can sell unsold food at a discount through these.

      Federal Service for Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare took the initiative to amend the law and prohibit the destruction of edible products in June. The agency offers to use unsold food as biofuel.




Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: Russian economy     

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Research: Most Small and Micro-business Companies Expect to Reach Pre-crisis Indicators within Six Months
06.05.2020
Only a Third of Russian SMEs will be Able to Receive State Support
02.05.2020
Russian Startup MyBuddy.ai was Recognized as the Best at the GESAwards Educational Projects Competition
30.01.2020
Central Bank: the Russian Crowdfunding Market Fell Sharply in 2019
25.11.2019
Half of SMEs in Russia Suspended their Work
06.05.2020







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Yakutia  human rights  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Kudryashovsky Forest  Norilsk Nickel  Vitaly Bianki  Lena Karnauhova  St. Petersburg  Russian tourism  Festivals in Moscow  Visa   Tomsk  the Urals region  Kira Muratova  Kostroma  aircraft  Lyudmila Alekseyeva  Russian Photographers  Tula  Kargopolye  Russian Bears  Kazakhstan  Russian businessmen  Kodar  Ivan Pokhitonov  Russian sports  Russian Cinema  Google   Mikhail Yelizarov  APEC  Flying Saucer  Opposition  Proekt Fabrika  Kineshma  Kuzma Minin  incident  Kurgan Region  Khabarovsk  Vladimir Yankilevsky  travel to Russia  Monuments to People  Russian regions  Robots  Russian people  Russian business  Moscow  Valentin Serov  Exhibitions in Moscow  fashion designer  Wild Nature of Russia 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites