Second Bite


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Formally established in 2005, SecondBite was the idea of Ian and Simone Carson who decided they could no longer watch good food go to waste whilst people went hungry.

For the first year, SecondBite was 100% volunteer run; however, in late 2006 the surplus food supply and recipient demand meant that some serious coordination was needed. So once seed funding was secured, our first member of staff came aboard.

Times certainly have changed since the early days. Now those few humble boxes of surplus food have grown into 50+ tonnes of fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, fish and deli items.

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