TITLE

A new web site for food banks

PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
FoodService Director;09/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Takes a look at the Internet system launched by Los Angeles, California-based surplusfoods.com to benefit food banks across the United States. Mechanism by which the site helps food banks; Early results of the Web site; Fees charged to sellers; Goal of the company in setting up the site.
ACCESSION #
1146518

 

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