Christmas Update 2020

Well, we've made it to the end of the year, and what a year it's been! Many thanks to our hardworking volunteers, our loyal supporters and our donors, because this year has been like no other. We've rescued and redistributed almost double the amount we did in 2019 and are on course to have shifted … Continue reading Christmas Update 2020


Incredible Surplus on the BBC!

Did you see us on BBC Midlands Today on Friday? Bob Hockenhull and the team visited us at Kings Heath to see our food distribution and takeaway service. Well done to Dibah and Fabrice and our featured customers for their interviews and to all our wonderful volunteers and donors without whom this wouldn't be possible! … Continue reading Incredible Surplus on the BBC!

Friday Night Takeaways!

If you fancy giving yourself the night off from cooking with some tasty Mediterranean inspired waste food, why not support our project with a Pay-As-You-Feel 3 course takeaway?Previous menus have included: Harissa infused rice with Lebanese veg and nuts with preserved lemon, goji berries and marinated fig toppingPissaladière ( slow roasted onion tart ) & … Continue reading Friday Night Takeaways!

Food for Thought: Growing Communities

October 15th 6:30 - 8:30pm Free event - Register Now! Because we can't meet in person, we have planned the 3rd annual Food for Thought event, which is held on the eve of World Food Day each year as a virtual tour to visit some of our cities community growing projects. Book your ticket now … Continue reading Food for Thought: Growing Communities

Incredible Surplus is born!

Welcome to our new look Incredible Surplus website. If you've not heard of us before, we used to be called The Real Junk Food Project Birmingham and have been collecting and redistributing waste food since 2014. For various reasons, our old name wasn't really working for us. People misunderstood what it meant, and it also … Continue reading Incredible Surplus is born!

TRJFP Brum May Update

Hi there! We hope this update finds you well. It's been a few weeks since the last update, and a LOT has happened! Firstly, let's talk about the really astounding numbers of people we're helping at the moment, in conjunction with The Active Wellbeing Society, Birmingham City Council and others. We've supported 23,152 people since … Continue reading TRJFP Brum May Update

TRJFP Brum Activity Update

Hello again! Hope you're keeping well.So, what have we been up to in the last week or so? TRJFPBrum volunteers are still really busy, working 7 days a week intercepting and sorting food for distribution, in conjunction with The Active Wellbeing Society, Fareshare, Birmingham City Council and many other organisations to get food and supplies … Continue reading TRJFP Brum Activity Update