Community Food Enterprise
We are an award-winning social enterprise Food Business and a registered charity that is rooted in East London and was founded in 2002.
Our aim is to alleviate food poverty as well as develop a viable and sustainable food business that will provide training, capacity building, and employment opportunities for residents of East London.
For further information about our services, please contact:
Eric Samuel MBE, CEO
Community Food Enterprise Limited
Unit 4a, Thameside Industrial Estate
Factory Road, London E16 2HB
T: 020 7511 9014
F: 020 7511 9015
We procure food that is surplus to requirement and redistribute it exclusively to charities/community organisations.
CFE procure food that is surplus to requirement and redistribute it exclusively to charities/community organisations that are located in the seven London Boroughs that forms East London.
CFE is a registered charity based in the London Borough of Newham, whose aim is to tackle food poverty in East London.
We are working closely with over 30 Charities and Community organisations throughout East London by redistributing surplus food to alleviate food poverty.
In order for this project to be successful, CFE relies on a team of vibrant and committed volunteers to assist in the delivery of its projects within their local community.
The entrepreneurship, innovation and achievements of CFE, its staff, partners and volunteers are recognised nationwide and by the number of awards they have received.
BBC Radio 4’s ‘The Food Programme’ Best Food Campaigner/Educator
New Deal for Communities Personal Achievement Award
Food & Drinks Federation Community Partnership Awards (Highly Commended)
New Statesman Upstart Award (Finalist)
Dragon Awards (Finalist)
Business in the Community Jubilee Award (Winner)
Schwab Foundation UK Social Entrepreneur of the Year (Finalist)