Donating surplus baked goods to charity – the benefits and the pitfalls.

British Baker Insight Feature Synopsis

• Publication date: 1 November 2017

• Editorial submissions deadline: 2 October 2017

• Editorial contact: Amy North –

This main article will offer bakeries – particularly smaller businesses – guidance on the regulations around donating surplus baked goods to charity.

It will examine the rules around donating surplus baked goods, and other products sold by bakeries such as filled rolls and sandwiches as these may be governed by different rules.

Other topics

The feature will also look at initiatives making use of bakery waste such as breweries turning waste into beer, and the use of bakery waste to produce packaging.