ChowMatch is currently used in over 700 cities and towns in the United States to recover and track over 30 million meals that is delivered to food insecure families every year.

ChowMatch uses software technology to recover surplus food and to also prevent over production of food. Our flagship Enterprise Application uses matching logic to connect agencies with surplus food donated by restaurants, grocery stores, caterers, farms, and many others. The technology helps to streamline the distribution of untouched surplus food to agencies and organizations such as family shelters, homeless shelters, neighborhood feeding programs, churches, schools, 100% affordable housing programs, and many other food assistance organizations.

ChowMatch is the most comprehensive Food Recovery Platform on the MarketPlace.  Our technology team has over 10 years of experience developing Food Waste Reduction Solutions.

But don’t just take our word for it, read our Press Releases.

ChowMatch to Collaborate with the University of Maryland to Develop the Next-Generation Food Surplus Distribution Platform under a $5M Award from the National Science Foundation.

The project will be led by the University of Maryland, with ChowMatch providing the full development team over the next three years.  Building on top of ChowMatch’s leading food recovery solution, the team will be developing new technology that will be deployed nationwide to reduce food waste and hunger. (Full Article)

Read the full press release and NourishNet project abstract from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

In the United States, 131 billion pounds1 of our food supply goes to waste. Much of the waste includes plate waste, spoilage, blemishes, habits, over-ordering, etc.. Donors use our ChowMatch products to manage their food waste and food surplus.

Our mission is to make ChowMatch available globally to eliminate food insecurities, food waste, and pollution.