I have written on Food Waste now and then as it's clearly a part of the food supply system where the world can grow food availability using existing technology.
Now a UNEP/FAO lead campaign, supported by initiatives such as WRAP, has been launched.
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Think-Eat-Save and [...]
When the Institute of Mechanical Engineers publishes a report on solving the expected world food shortage by reducing loss, you begin to realise this is a very widely recognized problem or opportunity. I already published a paper on this titled Waste in the food value chain: Issues and opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa in 2011, which [...]
This document from a Queensland (Australia) initiative to improve eco-efficiency covers a number of emerging issues in Food Manufacturing.
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Some of the topical issues discussed are Food miles, Virtual water, Life cycle assessment, Supply chain management and Food eco-labelling.
The site also contains case studies and manuals that provide [...]
I have often posted on the waste issue – highlighting the problem, looking at solutions and reporting on achievements. Now, in the UK, we have a real agreement in place and initial results that look promising.
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Retailers and manufacturers are committed to working together [...]