Why poverty in the UK needs to change. Gavin Darby, Chairman The Felix Project, former CEO Premier Foods
Gavin is an experienced leader, former President of the Food and Drink Federation and prior to Premier Foods, CEO Cable and Wireless Worldwide.
Gavin talks to Suki about the important role of the Felix project during Covid-19. He discusses the impact of the pandemic on the food industry and the impact on the economy, society as a whole, particularly the poor and the young.
Right now, millions of people in the UK regularly experience hunger. Yet tonnes of surplus fresh food is thrown away every day. Inspired by Felix, has set out to change this. No one should have to miss a meal. The Felix Project collects fresh, nutritious food that cannot be sold and deliver this surplus food to charities and schools so they can provide healthy meals and help the most vulnerable in our society.