December 2018 update
Last month (see our November 2018 update below), we announced a dispatch of 119,000 packets of life-saving food to Syria, funded by the orders you make at The Test Kitchen in The Merchant House and on the street at events across the UK. We’ve just received an exciting update from our charity partner, Plump'd!
“This Christmas, Plump'd have an especially large shipment on its way to Northern Syria. That’s 80 cartons of Plumpy'Nut and 600 cartons of Plumpy'Mum!
“This time around, we’ve focused on helping the littlest ones: our donation of Plumpy'Mum will mark the first time this product is being used in Syria, and will play a critical role in the management of nutrition for pregnant and lactating women.”
Endless gratitude to everyone who has eaten with us since March. You’ve made this life-saving mission a possibility!
November 2018 update
We, together with our charity partner Plump’d, have just dispatched our huge shipment of 119,000 Plumpy’Nut and Plumpy’Mum packets via freighting ship from Le Harve, France on Wednesday 21st November 2018. The food aids young children and pregnant women in need.
At the time of writing, we expect the dispatch to reach Mersin in Turkey at the start of December 2018. From there, it will be driven into Northern Syria and distributed by NGO Hand in Hand for Aid and Development to medical programs treating malnutrition across Idlib, Syria.
A massive thank-you to everyone who has helped us on our journey so far — this is a momentous milestone in our mission to save the world one street food order at a time. The gratitude we have for all our partners and customers from over the years is immeasurable. Thank you
Three million children die every year from SEVERE malnutrition.
One in four of the world’s children are malnourished.
One hundred percent of this is preventable.
Preventative measures: Plumpy'Nut and Plump'd
Plumpy’Nut is a nutrient enriched peanut paste used to treat emergency malnutrition cases. It contains essential fats, carbohydrates, and protein as well as added vitamins and minerals. It can alleviate a starving child from impending illness or death. It has a shelf life of 18 months and requires no preparation to use.
Plump’d raise funds for the purchase and distribution of Plumpy’Nut to vulnerable children in conflict zones and food crises.
Run completely by volunteers, they use the funds raised directly for the purchase and distribution of Plumpy’Nut.