08/05/2019 - 13:55
One year and 100,000 bottles of soup produced from fresh surplus vegetables by people who has faced long-term unemployment. PRESS RELEASE enVie | 08/05/2019
Brussels, May 8, 2019 - Minister Céline Fremault visited the atelier of enVie to celebrate the achievements of the social enterprise after the first year of activity. In September 2018, enVie launched its soups made from Belgian fresh surplus vegetables, prepared by a team in professional reintegration.
"More and more companies are becoming aware that the environment is an economic opportunity. Whether they are at the startup stage or more mature companies, they have the unique opportunity to provide a concrete answer to the challenges of the 21st century. We are witnessing a revolution in supply responding to the demands of citizens who want to respect the environment and its resources. In addition to these fundamental issues around the reduction of food waste, the social enterprise enVie collaborates daily with workers in professional reintegration. Congratulations to this young company for its excellent record! Explains Environment Minister Céline Fremault.
Find the press release in NL and FR in pdf format below.