Pick n Pay joins global food waste initiative calling upon its suppliers to join the movement

SOUTH AFRICA – Pick n Pay has joined the global food waste initiative and asked 20 of its biggest suppliers to join the movement. The project is backed by 10 of the world’s largest food […]

USDA, EPA and FDA announce new partnership with the Food Waste Reduction Alliance

USA – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have partnered with the Food Waste Reduction Alliance in renewed efforts to combat […]

FAO joins forces with World Union of Wholesale Markets to tackle food waste

ITALY – The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Union of Wholesale Markets (WUWM) have agreed to renew and strengthen their partnership with an eye to globally reducing food loss and waste. The WUWM […]

Winnow raises US$12m in funding for its food waste solutions

UK – Winnow, the London-based startup that provides solutions to help commercial kitchens reduce food waste, has raised US$12 million in series B funding to help the company scale up its solutions. The funding round […]

Agritech firm Cambridge Crops raises US$4m in funding to combat food waste

USA – Cambridge Crops, a US based agricultural tech firm has raised US$4 million in seed funding for its pioneering silk-powered technology, designed to combat food waste throughout the supply chain. The funding round was […]

Temperature monitoring could reduce milk wastage in the UK, save US$190m – report

UK– A new report from the UK’s leading sustainability experts WRAP shows for the first time the scale of milk waste across the food chain and highlights ways to significantly reduce the 330,000 tonnes of […]

USDA, EPA and FDA sign joint agency to educate Americans on reducing food wastes

USA – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has announced the signing of a joint agency formal agreement under the Winning […]