Business

    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.

    Cargill and Heifer International Want There to be a Chicken in Every Pot

    The Hatching Hope Initiative is a new collaboration between Heifer International and Cargill. Food Tank spoke with the CEO of Heifer International to find out how convincing more women to raise chickens will sustainably reduce hunger and poverty for 100 million people by 2030.

    Food Lovers Become Waste Fighters at NYC Food Waste Fair 2019

    Learn about reducing food waste and taste upcycled culinary creations at the 2019 NYC Food Waste Fair.