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Collection and preservation of surplus food

Ocado is a major online supermarket in the UK with no physical stores. The company has developed their own food waste initiative in collaboration with 'The Real Junk Food Project', an organisation which operates a network of pay as you eat cafes which intercepts and rescues food before it is thrown away. Ocado will now donate any cancelled orders (which have already been picked and packed) to The Real Junk Food Project, where volunteers will collect the food on a daily basis. The supermarket is one of the first UK retailers to send orders cancelled by customers directly to a charity.