At Crowdfunder we’re all about supporting great ideas – great ideas that capture people’s imagination. Today we’re looking at our amazing Street Food businesses all over the UK.
Find out why one of our successful Crowdfunders became one of our shareholders…The Snact Story – taking a bite out of food wasteSnact makes fruit jerky from fruit surplus, a delicious stand against food waste. Tonnes of edible fruit gets chucked in the UK, which Ilana and Michael, the team behind Snact, thought that was bonkers.[…]
Soup for the Soul is all about getting the whole community involved in eating good, locally sourced “Proper Food”. The first step was to open their cafe, The Little Soup Seller, but now mother and daughter team Janet and Jenny are determined to take their foodie vision even further, and they’re using Crowdfunder to make it happen. Janet and[…]
We were delighted to host our first crowdfunding event – Crowdfunder Live – at the the Eden Project last Friday, 12th September, with the Cornish Ketchup Co. taking first place.
How time flies – it was a year ago that the team from The London Bee Company raised £3,225 from 55 backers to help them establish more colonies of urban bees. Read on to find out what’s been happening, and about their beautiful honey products! We ran the Bee Happy Crowdfunder campaign a year ago – the[…]
One of our recently successful projects caught the attention of Diane, food-blogger and author of A Tale of Two Sittings. We’re delighted to be able to share her day at the launch party of Manjit’s Kitchen – it sounded and looked delicious!
Thanks to the backers and to the Snact team, fruit which would otherwise have gone to waste will now be adding to the five a day options for people who love handy food on the go.
The subject of food waste has once again hit the headlines thanks to the publication of an EU report which suggests that date labelling of products is adding to the problem. The discussion paper picked up on a 2013 report which concluded that between 30% and 50% of the food which ends up on supermarket[…]
Where are they now – revisiting Food in the Hood
We have successfully crowdfunded a number of amazing food projects and are always on the look out for even more, could yours be our next talking point?
Tom Forster founder of Got Game foods tells us his delicious warm salad with spice-rubbed smoked venison & pumpkin recipe. What a treat for you all this Halloween! If you fancy more treats from Tom then pledge on his crowdfunding project and receive lots of game goodies.
Here at Crowdfunder HQ, situated on the Cornish coast, we get very excited by community projects happening over the UK that make a huge difference to the way people eat their greens.
We are so excited that our fruity friends over at Urban Harvest successfully raised their £10,000 target last week – here at Crowdfunder we absolutely loved this project.
Emily Smith manages to grab Urban Harvest for a quick recipe for their scrummy cherry cobbler! If you want to see more of where this has come from visit their project page: http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/urban-harvest/
We love bread here at Crowdfunder HQ and have plenty of bread based successes under our belt. The latest to raise the dough is The Bakehouse based in West Yorkshire who managed to raise £2,025 to purchase a bicycle they could deliver their bread with.