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Key resources

APPG on Hunger and Food Poverty (2014). Feeding Britain A strategy for zero hunger in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Retrieved from


APPG on Hunger (2015). A route map to ending hunger as we know it in the United Kingdom, Feeding Britain in 2015-16. By Andrew Forsey and Laura Mason. Retrieved from


Caraher, M. and Furey, S. (2017). Is it appropriate to use surplus food to feed people in hunger? Short-term Band-Aid to more deep rooted problems of poverty. Food Research Collaboration Policy Brief. Retrieved from

Church Action on Poverty, Oxfam and The Trussell Trust (2014). Below the Breadline: The Relentless Rise of Food Poverty in Britain. By Niall Cooper, Sara Purcell and Ruth Jackson. Retrieved from

Demos (2015). “Community supermarkets could offer a sustainable solution to food poverty…” By Ally Paget. Retrieved from


Dowler, E. and Lambie-Mumford, H. (2015). How can households eat in austerity? Challenges
for Social Policy in the UK. Social Policy & Society, 14(3), 417–428.


FEC (2014). Below the breadline: Beyond reach? What should food businesses do to address food poverty?
Retrieved from 

FSA (2017).The Food & You Survey Wave 4 Executive Summary. Retrieved from

Holweg, C. and Lienbacher, E. (2016). Social Supermarkets in Europe - Investigations from a retailing perspective in selected European countries. Report. Institute for Retailing & Marketing. WU Vienna University of Economics & Business & Academic Partner of ECR Austria.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) (2017). UK Poverty 2017. Retrieved from


Lambie-Mumford, H. (2017). Hungry Britain: The rise of food charity. Bristol: Policy Press.


Loopstra, R. and Lalor, D. (2017). Financial insecurity, food insecurity, and disability: the profile of people receiving emergency food assistance from The TrussellTrust Foodbank Network in Britain. Retrieved from final_01_08_online.pdf

Oxfam and Church Action on Poverty (2013). Walking the Breadline: The scandal of food poverty in 21st century Britain. Report by Niall Cooper and Sarah Dumpleton. Retrieved from

Schneider, F., Scherhaufer, S., Montoux, H., Gheoldus, M., O’Connor, C. and Derain, A. (2015). Advancing Social Supermarkets in Europe. WP4 – Testing Social Innovation Feasibility Study Final Report. Retrieved from


The Food Foundation (2016b). Too Poor to Eat: Food insecurity in the UK. By Anna Taylor and Rachel Loopstra. Retrieved from

WRAP (2016). Framework for Effective Redistribution Partnerships. Retrieved from


WRAP (2017). Estimates of food surplus and waste arising in the UK. Retrieved from

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