Donate Bulk Food

With the need for food higher than ever, we’re looking for new avenues to get surplus food. Tapping into the manufacturer sector is vital for efficiently feeding our community. 

We would love to collect any surplus or unsold but edible products to share with our home community. Whether it’s close to its best before date, you’re rotating stock or have over-ordered not only helps us feed families in need but also decreases your overall waste (and your bill that comes along with it!)

We focus on fresh produce (fruit, vegetables, dairy and meat) since 58% of the lowest-income families in New Zealand have zero access to fruits and vegetables. However, we also love the dry staples that can go along with them to create a nutritious meal eg. rice, pasta and lentils.


We would love to work with you!


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What kind of food do you rescue?

Fair Food focuses on fresh food such as fruit, vegetables, milk, eggs, protein and bread however, we will gladly recover most foods that are considered healthy and nutritious for our community including frozen meals, tinned or shelf-stable foods like rice, pasta, flour etc. We don’t rescue pre-made food from cafes or restaurants such as cakes, muffins, sandwiches, hot pies as we’re unable to guarantee food safety for these items.

How much food can you rescue?

Our minimum requirements are 20kg per pick up. Please talk to us about your food donation and potential quantities to work out the best solutions.

What kind of storage facilities do you have?

Fair Food has a large Hub in Avondale, Auckland including chillers, freezers and access to large storage facilities including blast chillers so we can store and handle large quantities of food. Keeping the cold chain is super important to us so we’ve invested in the infrastructure needed to support donations and re-distribution of rescued food.

Can anyone donate food?

We have memorandums of understanding (MOU) with all our regular food donors however, we can accept ad-hoc or one-off food donations provided food donations meet the criteria as above.

Where does the food go?

Fair Food re-distributes and supplies food to over 40+ frontline community organisations, social agencies and groups who provide food to clients free-of-charge. Your food donation will be shared amongst our different community organisations which is always warmly received and appreciated.

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