Donate Food:Corporations / Organizations
Food banks are a safe and trustworthy alternative to destroying food.
We work with everyone along the food supply chain.
We have signed over 2,300 donor agreements since 2002.
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Please read and comply with the below guidelines.GuidelinesClose
1. Expiration dates:
- All processed food must have a list of ingredients in Japanese and an expiration date
- We do not accept expired food. Depending on the type of food and quantity, we may require a minimal amount of shelf life in order for it to be distributed before expiring.
2. Types of food we do not accept:
- Prepared food such as bentos/ sandwiches, leftovers from parties and banquets, and alcoholic beverages
3. Donation quantity:
- No minimum amount
- For large donations, please contact us in advance as we may need to make special arrangements
4. Donation method:
- We ask the donor to make delivery arrangements and cover the costs. We will inform you which warehouse to deliver to.
5. Who will benefit from your donation:
- Donated food items will ultimately be provided to welfare facilities such as orphanages, single-parent support organizations, facilities for the disabled, food pantries, faith-based organizations, and individuals in need.
- If you would like an official receipt, we can provide you a PDF formatted receipt via email.
Both parties review and sign the donor agreement. If you wish to make any amendments, please contact us.
Donor makes delivery arrangements based on our guidance of where and when to deliver the donation.
We will distribute your donation to welfare facilities such as orphanages, single-parent support organizations, facilities for the disabled, food pantries, faith-based organizations and individuals in need.
Ambient temperature food storage
Our largest warehouse is in Yashio, Saitama Prefecture. We have 4-tier rack system with a capacity of +100 pallets. We can accommodate 10-ton trucks and have forklifts and pallet jacks.
Walk-in reefer and freezer
Both Yashio and Tokyo facilities have walk-in freezers. In Yashio we also have a walk-in reefer. All units have temperature monitoring devices that record temperatures and notify staff of any abnormalities via text message.
Handling of produce
We receive donations from fruit and vegetable distribution companies, importers, and growers.
Donor Agreements / Agency Agreements
These agreements spell out the rights and obligations of all parties.
We have a robust set of protocols to ensure traceability including the use of QR codes to track inventory. In addition, all members of the Food Banking Department are trained in food management and safety.