New business taking supermarket bread to make beer - and then bread again

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 10 Aug 2020, 1:46PM
Citizen partners with Sawmill Brewery and Wild Wheat to make its beer and bread. (Photo / Supplied)

New business taking supermarket bread to make beer - and then bread again

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 10 Aug 2020, 1:46PM

Every year, the world wastes about a third of the food we produce.

But a new collective is on a mission to change that.

The Citizen Collective utilises unsold bread from local supermarkets, turns it into craft beer, with the waste from that process then used to make artisan bread.

Co-founder Donald Shepherd joined Heather du Plessis-Allan to discuss how it works.

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