With Oprah and Katy Perry as Investors, Apeel Sciences Raises Millions To Fight Food Waste

Apeel Sciences creates a protective layer that keeps fruits and vegetables fresh longer and prevents waste. The funding will be used in part to expand Apeel as a replacement for cold-chain infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa and South America.

Upcycled Food Is Officially Defined, With a Goal of Paving the Way for Industry Food-Waste Reduction

Upcycled foods “use ingredients that otherwise would not have gone to human consumption, are procured and produced using verifiable supply chains, and have a positive impact on the environment,” according to the new definition.

As Food Waste and Insecurity Spike, ReFED’s COVID-19 Food Waste Solutions Fund Aims to Spark Change Beyond the Pandemic

Food waste research organization ReFED is granting US$1 million during the month of May to save 10 million pounds of food—enough for 8.3 million meals. Their goal is to grant US$10 million total throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to create longer-lasting change.

The Struggle to Halt Food Loss and Waste Amidst the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting inequalities in food production and distribution, resulting in both alarming rates of hunger and massive food loss and waste.

23 Organizations Eliminating Food Waste During COVID-19

Here are 23 organizations eliminating food waste during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Marc Zornes, Devin De Wulfe Talk Food Waste, Food Delivery, COVID-19

Marc Zornes talks Winnow, artificial intelligence, and food waste. Devin De Wulfe discusses how Feed the Front Line NOLA and supports hospital workers with food from local restaurants

Food Waste Warriors Report Shows Schools Can Be On Frontline Against Food Waste

The Food Waste Warriors report shows how schools across the U.S. can reduce food waste and ensure more students enjoy more of their lunch

How Winnow is Using Artificial Intelligence to Help Kitchens End Food Waste

Winnow’s artificial intelligence system, Winnow Vision, is using machine learning to give chefs tools to reduce food waste in their kitchens. Winnow CIO Peter Krebs talks with Food Tank about the economic and environmental potential of using AI to cut food waste.

UAE’s Food Waste Pledge and Winnow Tackle US$4 Billion Problem

The pledge calls on the hospitality sector to adopt waste-saving and efficient food production practices powered by new technologies.

Food Shift’s Food Waste and Job Training Program Seeks to Grow its Impact

Food Shift gives a second chance to both food and people—but they need help to grow their impact.