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IFCO expands its Food Bank support

fruit logisticaThe international logistics service provider for environmentally friendly transport of fruit and vegetables expands its support of the Tafel, the German Food Banks as part of their WORLDWIDE RESPONSIBILITY initiative. Today at Fruit Logistica, Karl Pohler, the CEO of IFCO, symbolically presented Sabine Werth, the chairperson of the Berliner Tafel, with the keys to three refrigerated vans. In the presence of Ilse Aigner, the Federal Minister of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, the BerlinerTafel also received 3,000 reusable containers for us in transporting the fresh produce displayed at the fair to Berlin’s needy.

Under WORLDWIDE RESPONSIBILITY, IFCO furthers the changeover to reusable transport solutions and thus helps the Tafel to reduce its waste disposal costs. Further, In comparison to conventional corrugated packaging, IFCO’s reusable ‘green crates’ have considerable environmental advantages including reducing CO2 emissions by as much as 53% and ozone depletion by as much as 38%.

“We are most pleased to have a found in IFCO a long-term supporter of Der Tafel whose ‘green crates’ help us make an important contribution to environmental protection”, said Sabine Werth, the founder of the German Food Bank movement. IFCO has thus far equipped Food Banks in Germany, the UK, Brazil and Argentina with over 14, 000 environmentally friendly reusable containers and in the USA provides them for the transport of fruit and vegetables direct from growers to the tables of the needy.

“For us, sustainable social responsibility as part the WORLDWIDE RESPONSIBILITY initiative is a matter of great concern. We will continue to support the Tafel with gratis reusable containers and the co-financing of transport vehicles in the coming years” said Karl Pohler. “The job of the Food Banks — logistically optimized transport from producer to end-user — is the same as our original business field. IFCO and the Tafel are perfect partners.”

 
IFCO supports Food Bank Kappeln with Vehicle Sponsoring

IFCO supports Food Bank Kappeln with Vehicle Sponsoring

Lottery at Fruit Logistica 2015

Lottery at Fruit Logistica 2015

IFCO donates 30,000€ to support food banks during Fruit Logistica 2015

IFCO donates 30,000€ to support food banks during Fruit Logistica 2015

IFCO’s combines its annual presence at Fruit Logistica with social engagement as part of their WORLDWIDE RESPONSIBILITY initiative, and once again supports the Berliner Tafel in their ‘clean up’ action.

IFCO’s combines its annual presence at Fruit Logistica with social engagement as part of their WORLDWIDE RESPONSIBILITY initiative, and once again supports the Berliner Tafel in their ‘clean up’ action.

WORLDWIDE RESPONSIBILITY supports food banks by co-sponsoring a refrigerated van and the donation of RPCs at the Tafel Federal Congress

WORLDWIDE RESPONSIBILITY supports food banks by co-sponsoring a refrigerated van and the donation of RPCs at the Tafel Federal Congress

IFCO supports Food Bank in Lauterbach with vehicle sponsoring

IFCO supports Food Bank in Lauterbach with vehicle sponsoring

IFCO supports Fundación Banco de Alimentos

IFCO supports Fundación Banco de Alimentos

Nürnberger Land Tafel and IFCO: long-term partnership under the banner of WORLDWIDE RESPONSIBILITY

Nürnberger Land Tafel and IFCO: long-term partnership under the banner of WORLDWIDE RESPONSIBILITY

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IFCO SYSTEMS ESPAÑA supports Food Bank in Asturia

IFCO supports the Munich Food Bank

IFCO supports the Munich Food Bank

IFCO Backs Feeding America San Diego Hunger Relief Initiatives with Reusable Plastic Containers

IFCO Backs Feeding America San Diego Hunger Relief Initiatives with Reusable Plastic Containers

IFCO supports the Banco Alimentare

IFCO supports the Banco Alimentare

IFCO’s Andy Beeching runs the Cambridge half marathon for the benefit of the Tower Hamlets Foodbank

IFCO’s Andy Beeching runs the Cambridge half marathon for the benefit of the Tower Hamlets Foodbank

€ 20,000 in donations for the Food Bank Berlin

€ 20,000 in donations for the Food Bank Berlin

IFCO supports the Tower Hamlets Foodbank

IFCO supports the Tower Hamlets Foodbank

IFCO sponsors the first cooling van for Spanish food bank Banco de Alimentos in Madrid

IFCO sponsors the first cooling van for Spanish food bank Banco de Alimentos in Madrid

IFCO Supports Foodshare with Reusable Plastic Containers

IFCO Supports Foodshare with Reusable Plastic Containers

IFCO enables the Wiener Tafel’s environmentally friendly transport of frozen food

IFCO enables the Wiener Tafel’s environmentally friendly transport of frozen food

Second Annual IFCO Charity Golf Invitational Supports National  and Local Charities

Second Annual IFCO Charity Golf Invitational Supports National and Local Charities

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IFCO Supports North Texas Food Bank at United Fresh 2012

Behind the Curtain at Fruit Logistica

Behind the Curtain at Fruit Logistica

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In the Shadows of Wealth

The Collaboration of IFCO Systems Spain and the Food Bank of Madrid

The Collaboration of IFCO Systems Spain and the Food Bank of Madrid

The "Green" Food Collection of the French Food Bank

The "Green" Food Collection of the French Food Bank

Berliner Morgenpost

Berliner Morgenpost

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IFCO Partners with Forgotten Harvest in Fight Against Hunger

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IFCO supports Ryan Palmer Foundation

IFCO expands its Food Bank support

IFCO expands its Food Bank support

IFCO sponsoring delights at the 2011 Tafel Federal Congress in Kassel

IFCO sponsoring delights at the 2011 Tafel Federal Congress in Kassel

2011 IFCO Charity Golf Invitational

2011 IFCO Charity Golf Invitational