Balloon One studies the true cost of food waste in UK supply chain
Supply chain specialist, Balloon One, has conducted new research on the amount of food waste generated in the UK each year to investigate the cost of the UK supply chain’s food waste problem.
Sufresca accelerates green solution to reduce waste and plastic
The AgriTech start-up is presenting an easy plug-in business model for its edible coating that extends the life span of fresh produce.
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LED lights can be used to detect when food is going off using wavelengths.
Erudus extends reach on educational campuses in new partnership with Dill
The partnership will extend the reach of accurate nutritional and allergen information for thousands of products across the educational sector.
ChicP launches in Co-op supermarkets
The London-based business encourages consumers to waste less and eat more of what’s left in the fridge, even past its sell by date.
WRAP’s food & drink industry agreement to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030
Environmental charity WRAP’s pioneering work under the Courtauld Commitment keeps the UK on track to cut carbon, slash food waste and ease water insecurity.
BFFF champions industry sustainability efforts with launch of specialist interest group
The new British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) group will help BFFF members understand the changing narrative around sustainability.
Government advised to back compostable materials to increase food waste recycling
Report finds landslide expert support for compostable packaging to increase food waste recycling and reduce plastic contamination in organic waste streams.
Air Products launches online calculator to help manufacturers balance food & plastic waste
Air Products has launched an interactive, online tool that enables food manufacturers to assess which packaging provides the best solution to minimising food waste and reducing the carbon footprint of a product.
Food Waste Action Week helping to tackle climate emergency
Food Waste Action Week (1-7 March) is being delivered through WRAPs well-known Love Food Hate Waste, along with cook, TV presentor and author Nadiya Hussain.
Food and drink companies have achieved a 55 per cent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions – five years before the target was due to be reached.
Food and drink companies beat CO2 reduction targets five years early
The Food and Drink Federation’s sustainability-focused Ambition 2025 Progress Report highlights that food and drink companies have achieved a 55% reduction in CO2 emissions five years before the target was due to be reached.
Too Good to Go tackles Best Before food waste in partnership with top UK brands
The ‘Look, Smell, Taste, Don’t Waste’ campaign educates and reminds consumers to trust their senses instead of just following “Best Before” date labels.
Digitalisation unlocks the innovation to eliminate waste
We grow enough food to feed the population twice over, yet more than two billion people experienced moderate or severe levels of food insecurity in 2019, equating to around 26.4% of the world’s population. How do we reduce global food loss across the food supply chain as food waste is increasing in the UK?