This New App Lets You Buy Restaurant Leftovers for Cheap

Staff Writer
A new app called Too Good to Go lets thrifty, hungry people buy food that restaurants would otherwise throw out
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The food delivery market may be oversaturated with Grub Hub imitations and upscale takeout services, but you can add one more app to your list: Too Good to Go is a new company that connects hungry customers with leftover restaurant food. You can easily select a restaurant, order a type of food, and eat for cheap.

As of August 2016, the app is only available in six European countries including the U.K. and Denmark, but it will hopefully be expanding to other countries soon. Meals cost between $2.50 and $5 and feature restaurant leftovers that chefs were unable to use. Ordering from Too Good to Go helps to cut down on waste and saves you from overspending on fancy takeout.[slideshow:

The only downside is that you actually can’t choose your meal: You can order certain categories of food like sushi, dessert, or Thai.

“The restaurant industry is wasting about 600,000 tonnes [sic] of food each year, and in the UK alone there are one million people on emergency food parcels from food banks,” co-founder James Crummie told Business Green. “Why do we have these two massive social issues that are completely connected, yet there is not much going on to address them?”  

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