Waste not want not – freezing food in glass
With plenty of summer fruit and veg around now, this is a good time to save as much as possible of any fresh food you have spare now. And you can save it in spare glass jars
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Miss Dawson was the winner of the Veuve Clicquot New Generation Award 2014, which celebrates up-and-coming businesswomen under 35 and she has just secured a contract with online grocer Ocado that could see her turnover triple next year.
Not only do Rubies in the Rubble turn unwanted fruit and vegetables into chutney and jam, they make everything by hand, are generous with ingredients, and are committed to the community. They source all their fruit and vegetables from surplus, fresh from the market. The preserves are then stored in glass jars, ensuring everything is kept fresher for longer.
This year, the company has turned 50,000 tonnes of unwanted fruit into chutney and will raise £120,000 in revenue by the year end.
Rubies in the Rubble is currently selling 3,000 jars of preserves, every month through Harvey Nichols, Selfridges, Waitrose stores in London and independent delicatessens. The company also has a stall in London’s Borough Market.
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