A smartphone app that links food businesses with charities to make donating excess food simple and easy has been developed by Edith Cowan University researchers. The ReFood app, which was recently trialled in the City of Swan, connects local restaurants and cafés with community not-for-profit organisations that redistribute their excess food to those who need … Continue reading App takes bite out of food waste
AIP is taking its new ‘Role of Packaging in Minimising Food Waste’ half-day training course to Thailand in June as a part of ProPak Asia 2018.
Food Innovation Australia Ltd (FIAL) has announced the appointment of Genevieve Bateman as General Manager of Food Sustainability, a newly created position to support the implementation of Australia’s National Food Waste Strategy. Managing Director of FIAL, Dr Mirjana Prica, congratulated Ms Bateman on her appointment and said that she will bring tremendous experience and proven success … Continue reading New appointment and funding to drive national food waste strategy
A new Cooperative Research Centre, supported by a $30 million grant from the Turnbull Government’s CRC Program, has been established.
This course is ideally suited to packaging technologists, designers, engineers, marketers, production and procurement managers and for industries across the food supply chain.
The market’s work to recycle tonnes of food, vegetable and other waste, and other sustainable practices is cutting business costs and greenhouses gas emissions.
New advocacy group, the Australian Food Cold Chain Council, aims to address food wastage by showing food producers, logistics operators, supermarkets and consumers the cost of inaction.
Technology developed in South Australia that will make it more affordable to convert agricultural waste into high value activated carbon could soon be on the market.
Food services provider Compass Group Australia has joined forces with OzHarvest to cut down on food waste.
Hunger relief organisation Foodbank is also calling on the Federal Government to develop a National Food Insecurity Strategy, to ensure both food insecurity and food waste are addressed.
As consumer awareness of the magnitude of food waste grows, Sealed Air’s Ron Cotterman says the time for retailers to implement more effective preventive measures is now.
Hundreds of tonnes of greenhouse gas-producing food waste could be saved from landfill each year thanks to an innovative new environmental system at Deakin University.
We spoke to Karl Deily, President of Sealed Air Food Care to hear his views on how to best address the food waste problem.
With supermarkets across New Zealand rising to the food waste challenge, chefs and food service professionals are encouraged to join the Food Collective by donating surplus food, minimising food waste to landfill and understanding how food waste can be better managed in their kitchen. The partnership between Unilever Food Solutions, KiwiHarvest and Kaibosh, provides the … Continue reading Food Collective addressing NZ food waste issue
CST Wastewater Solutions will showcase successful waste-to-energy technologies at foodPro 2017 in Sydney from July 16-19.
Visitors to Ozwater in Sydney last week had a chance to see CST Wastewater Solutions’ latest waste-to-energy technologies.
West Australian researchers led by Dr. Kirsty Bayliss have discovered how to stop mould growing on fresh food. Dr. Bayliss will be presenting her technology, titled ‘Breaking the Mould’, a chemical-free treatment for fresh produce that increases shelf-life, prevents mould and decay, and reduces food wastage, in the US. “Our technology will directly address the … Continue reading Australian researchers find way to stop food mould
New research on behalf of Champions 12.3 has found that for every dollar companies invested to reduce food loss and waste, they saved $14 in operating costs. The report finds that household savings could be much greater. In a first-of-its kind analysis, The Business Case for Reducing Food Loss and Waste evaluated financial cost and … Continue reading Reducing food waste great for companies’ bottom lines
Unilever’s iconic Australian food brand, Continental is partnering with local innovator and start-up RipeNear.Me to help eliminate food waste. Continental’s plan involves encouraging home cooks to use surplus produce from local growers in their communities and work towards ensuring 100 per cent of the vegetables, meat, herbs and spices used in their products are sourced … Continue reading Continental working to eliminate food waste
A flotation cell that allows fats and solids recovery in high temperature applications will be featured at FoodPro 2017.