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Food Industry Is Aligning with SDGs—but Not Taking Action

The food industry is taking the steps to monitor and report their environmentally and socially supportive choices—but not taking action to move the needle.

Mobile Markets Improve Fresh Produce Access in Chicago Neighborhoods

A Chicago nonprofit sells fresh fruits and vegetables from renovated buses to counteract the lack of full-service grocery stores in local neighborhoods. Well-priced and largely organic, the fresh produce can improve food flavor and nutrition.

Fast-Casual Vegan Restaurant Proves Plants Are Tasty

A Detroit-based fast-casual vegan restaurant is bringing unique food combinations that are appealing to the masses and proving plants are tasty.

Scaling Up the Food Waste Fight in Your Local Retail Spaces

YourLocal app-based marketplace makes ready-to-go foods affordable, accessible, and convenient while preventing food waste by keeping fresh, quality food surplus out of the landfill.

New Ways to Sell and Produce Food Arising at WeWork

At WeWorks across the world, startups not only share space; they share a role in shaping the future of food and a drive for transparency, says Tessa Price.

16 Companies Rethinking Packaging

Food packaging provides a variety of conveniences, from extending the shelf life of products to on-the-go meals. But the waste from this packaging is polluting the environment and posing hazards human and animal life. Food Tank highlights 16 food and beverage companies tackling this problem through innovations in their packaging.

Opinion | France’s Ban on Food Waste Three Years Later

France became the first country to pass a national regulation specifically against food waste in 2016, prompting conversation in the United States: can we, or should we, implement a similar policy here?

A Boom in Fish Feed Production in Nigeria

Fish feed production is an example of how collaboration between public and private organizations can have positive effects while promoting self-sufficiency.

FoodShot Prize Invests in the Future of Food and Soil

The FoodShot Prize gives support to the most innovative ideas for feeding 10 billion people by 2050 healthfully, sustainably, and equitably; this years’ winners focus on enhancing agronomy.

“Startups are pushing big companies to think outside the box”

Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg moderated a discussion on ways to create sustainability in the food system, consumer habits around snacking, and if businesses can be kind to the planet while still producing delicious foods.