Louisa Ziane, Chief Operating Officer, set up Toast Ale in 2015 to brew “planet-saving” beer. As Chief Operating Officer, she manages their commitment to people, planet and profit.
In response to the UK lockdown, Toast Ale have relaunched their website with an improved online shop, offering free delivery, to sell beer directly to customers. They’ve also found creative ways to continue delivering on their social mission – even under such circumstances.
Tell us a little bit about your business
Food production is the biggest contributor to climate change, but one third of all food is wasted. We’re here to change that. We brew planet-saving beer out of surplus fresh bread. All of our profits go to charities dedicated to fixing the food system.
How have you adapted to the Covid-19 lockdown?
Covid-19 has had a huge impact on our business because around 70% of our sales were to pubs,