Will a new kind of supermarket help tackle poverty?
Every year, millions of tonnes of shop food are thrown away.
At a time of austerity, with people making use of food banks, shops are coming under increasing pressure to ensure surplus food does not end up on a rubbish tip.
One possible solution is the 'social supermarket' - a membership scheme that allows people to buy high street food brands at a fraction of the usual price.
The scheme has been trialled in South Yorkshire and in London.
The BBC's Jon Brain reports from south London.
15 Dec 2014
- From the section UK