Brewing up a solution for pumpkin waste
With Halloween fast approaching and the potential for 18,000 kilos of edible pumpkin flesh being discarded to create lanterns, it is great to see our client Toast Ale being profiled in the Guardian with news of their first commercially brewed bear made from pumpkins.
As you may recall we featured Toast Ale in our June Building Legacies newsletter when it was crowdfunding to supply its surplus bread brewed Ale in cans. Another move towards making the planet saving beer more environmentally friendly. Following the success of this crowdfund – raising a whopping £39,110 in 29 days, £4,110 more than the £35,000 target – Toast Ale was able to rebrand and start its first phase of canned beer production with the new bolder brand on the cans.
As mentioned in the Guardian, Toast Ale is now working on its first commercially brewed beer made from left over pumpkin flesh. The new beer will be launched at the end of November and marks an exciting new development in the fight to tackle the increasing issue of pumpkin flesh waste. We can’t wait to taste the new brew and to Raise a Toast to this inspirational social enterprise for their impressive efforts to fight global food waste.
To find out more about Toast Ale visit their profile on our online SME marketplace.