*Volume by fruit type will vary from week to week however the selection will include bananas, grapes, stone fruit (peach, nectarine, plum), citrus fruits, melon, exotic fruits (mango, kiwi) as well as tomatoes and cucumber.
**The JLP’s Give a Little Love campaign aims to make a lasting difference to some of those hit hardest during the last year. It has already raised over £3million for long term charity partners FareShare, Home-Start and local community groups, with a further £2million pledged earlier this year.
***FareShare is the UK largest food redistribution charity in the UK believing that no good food should go to waste, especially when people are going hungry.We’ve partnered with FareShare for a number of years, and our first phase of the Farm to Family initiative (March to July 2021) was transformational. Some key figures associated with this campaign include:
- Total tonnage of food redistributed - 514 tonnes
- Equivalent number of meals donated -1,490,544 meals
- Number of charities supported - 3,500
- Estimated number of beneficiaries supported - 420,000 beneficiaries
- Estimated Co2 saving - 526,400kg 1,645,856 kg of Co2 saved
About the John Lewis Partnership
The John Lewis Partnership owns and operates two of Britain's best-loved retail brands - John Lewis and Waitrose. Started as a radical idea nearly a century ago, the Partnership is the largest employee-owned business in the UK and amongst the largest in the world, with over 80,000 employees who are all Partners in the business. Profits made are reinvested into the business - for customers and Partners. John Lewis operates 42 shops plus one outlet across the UK as well as johnlewis.com. Waitrose has 331 shops in England, Scotland, Wales and the Channel Islands, including 59 convenience branches, and another 27 shops at Welcome Break locations. The retailer's omnichannel business includes the online grocery service, Waitrose.com, as well as specialist online shops including waitrosecellar.com for wine and waitroseflorist.com for plants and flowers.