The 2020 cycle of the waste2zero awards that recognise excellence in Waste Management and Prevention in the out of home food and drink sector, headline sponsored by Bunzl Catering Supplies, is currently open for entries.
Approximately two thirds of UK consumers surveyed highlighted a willingness to compromise factors such as product consistency, availability and convenience of packaging in order to support food and beverage companies delivery against food waste. Reta
Sustainability body WRAP has published its latest Retail Survey, indicating to what extent the UK’s largest grocery retailers and major brands have made progress implementing best-practice guidance on date labels, product life, pack size and storage/
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D. has announced the projects that will receive funding this year from his Department, under the Rural Innovation and Development Fund, for initiatives aimed at reducing food waste ge
Based on a common definition of food waste, a new methodology entered into force on 27 September, with a view to ensure coherent monitoring of food waste levels across the EU.
Supermarket Asda is testing a coating technology, designed to slow the rate of fruit and vegetable spoiling in an effort to reduce food waste. It is the first time that the technology is being tested in the UK since receiving approval from the EU com
In Denmark, like the rest of the world food waste is an ongoing issue. It is estimated that over 700,000 tonnes of food are wasted or lost each year, equating to more than DKK11 bn (€1.4 bn) annually. The food industry is responsible for 133,000 ton
Large food businesses are pledging to halve the UK’s food waste bill by 2030, and tackle waste from farm to fork, by signing up to support the new Food Waste Reduction Roadmap.
Today the European Commission is publishing a study which estimates that up to 10% of the 88 million tons of food waste generated annually in the EU are linked to date marking. The study was commissioned with a view to map how date marking is used in
In light of growing awareness of the need to reduce food waste and an increase in food donations to combat food poverty, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has published four new guidance documents for charities and donating food businesses
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