WHY SHOULD WE CARE ABOUT FOOD WASTE?
As the world’s population expands and environmental pressures increase, the global food waste crisis has worsened, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Uneven demand, disrupted supply chains and staggering amounts of food loss have led to higher food production costs.
Reducing our food waste is one of the more immediate steps we can take to make an impact, both socially and environmentally.
HELPING SMES DIGITALISE
Food and beverage SMEs are at the beating heart of the bustling food culture that defines our Singaporean identity.
If you’re inspired by this Sparks episode, learn more about how SMEs have been powering forward with digitalisation and working capital loans that fund their everyday operations, and more!
BUSINESSES TOWARDS ZERO FOOD WASTE
Find out more about everyday heroes & businesses for good that are tackling this global problem
Know a business involved in reducing food waste and loss?
DBS Foundation provides holistic support to businesses for impact, including grants totalling more than SGD 7 million since 2014.
The flagship DBS Foundation Social Enterprise Grant Programme is now open for applications! Apply before June 15, 2359hrs to be considered in 2021.
LIVE MORE, WASTE LESS
Be inspired & learn a tip or two from everyday people who are taking steps to reduce food waste.
SUPPORT SOCIAL ENTERPRISES IN THIS SPACE
These social enterprises are working tirelessly to raise awareness and encourage others to take action on the issue of food loss & food waste. From workshops to retail products, find out how you can support them.
Inspired by true stories of everyday heroes making a difference in the lives of others.
MEET THE MAIN CAST OF THIS EPISODE
Adrian Pang plays Chester Teo
Adrian Pang plays Chester Teo - Chester may not be the easiest boss to work with, but his no-nonsense attitude is a thin veil for the care he has for his colleagues. His ability to make tough decisions, and the faith he has in his team, has led them through some tough times!
Nathan Hartono plays Ethan
Ethan might come across like a lovable doofus, but he’s got plenty more brain to him than one might think. His innovative thinking makes him especially good at finding the connection in the most unlikely scenarios. He’s also got an uncanny resemblance to young Chester.
TREEDOTS: THE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE THAT INSPIRED THIS EPISODE
The real Team TreeDots
The team that played FoodDots in Sparks
TreeDots is a wholesale redistributor for unsold food in Asia. They’ll give you the best deals on fresh supplies and surplus stocks from trusted restaurants, food producers, importers, and distributors. Think fresh, restaurant-grade seafood and other items at an absolute bargain!VISIT WEBSITE
Share savings, recipes for home cooking & get connected with like-minded individuals in the community. Join the TreeDots Facebook community today:VISIT FACEBOOK
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