SOPKÖKET school lunches in Fryshuset Husby
|Funding from Vinnova
|SEK 300 000
|April 2017 - December 2017
|Social innovation - development and testing
|Social innovation - phase 1
Purpose and goal
The goal 2017 has been to establish a functioning school lunches and catering business. Sopköket has, as a first in Sweden, successfully delivered school lunches, mainly on rescued ingredients, on a daily basis, aug-dec 2017. Also catering events such as 1 000 wraps for TEDx Stockholm and more. Thanks to Fryshuset and Vinnova, Sopköket have been able to fully test their concept and it works. Sopköket now seek a production kitchen near the city center of Stockholm, in order to improve their logistics and increase volume.
Expected results and effects
Sopköket’s project goals was to reduce food waste with 3,7 tons, give 2 000 meals to charity and provide work for two longterm unemployed women from Husby. Sopköket has during the time of the project: > reduced food waste with 2,9 tons > given 2 200 meals to charity > delivered school lunches on rescued ingredients on a daily basis aug-dec 2017 > employed one longterm unemployed on 75% of full time, for a period of 5 months, and full time employment for two romani women in December.
Planned approach and implementation
Established prior to the project: > kitchen > collaboration with stores regarding supply of rescued ingredients Established during the project: > deliver some school lunches and catering events > hiring a head chef > start delivering school lunches on a daily basis aug-dec 2017 > receive more catering orders Next step: > establish central production kitchen (better logistics and increased volume)