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OLIO A Food Waste Tackling App Gets Funding $6m

Talking about this food sharing app” OLIO” this app has a different approach. The purpose is to share as well as redistribute valuable resources that would otherwise be wasted to facilitate real-world interactions between neighbors. This would save lot of resources that otherwise goes to waste. Good approach towards mankind.

OLIO is an online digital platform which is changing offline consumer actions by utilizing the resources in a different way. It’s something out of the box where an idea is beyond the obvious reason and provides benefits to the environment.

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With a mission to tackle food waste and to share unwanted or leftover food OLIO is approaching many firms. This included taking help of local shops, cafes and individual users to share unwanted food. The user instead of throwing leftover food away can take pictures of their items and upload them onto the platform. People living nearby can request anytime whatever is the requirement by posting customised alerts if they are looking for something in particular. It allows the society people to find suitable source in their local areas to avail excess food. This is to serve nearby needy people.

OLIO is UK-based startup which is behind a food sharing app. Founded by entrepreneurs Tessa Cook and Saasha Celestial-One it has risen $6 million in Series A funding. This whole process was led by Octopus Ventures along with participation from existing backers including Accel, Quadia and ASOS co-founder Quentin Griffiths.

Apart from it “Food Waste Heroes Programme” campaign has also started where volunteers collect any unsold or uneaten food from local businesses. Bakery, supermarket, deli, event or work canteens can forward there left at the end of the day, and thereby re-distribute it to the local community.

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