Norbert Wilson talks about the eye-opening experiences he had after college that led to his dedication to research why we eat what we eat and the circumstances that drive food waste. He also shares his ideas about how to create a more accessible food system for all.
Apeel Sciences uses what might otherwise be trash from agricultural processes to make a second skin that protects and preserves fruits and vegetables. Because of their Invisipeel and Edipeel products, more people can enjoy fresher, more nutritious produce.
Mussels, cheeses, and biofuels. Permaculture and mini farms. Presidential chefs and scientists. Food Tank’s Spring reading list is a feast for the mind and stomach.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), two major food industry retail and manufacturer organizations, calls for widespread adoption of two standard phrases for food labels: Best If Used By or Use By.
Tama Matsuoka discusses how modern cultural values about which food is good and which is bad cause consumers to waste food, and how to change that.
Champions 12.3, a coalition of leaders in food waste reduction released a new report claiming businesses earn USD$14 for every USD$1 spent to reduce food loss and waste. Findings from The Business Case for Reducing Food Loss and Waste incentivizes decisionmakers in a new way.
Check out how these 11 people and organizations are alleviating hunger, forging new attitudes about food, and partaking in vital research to better our relationship with food.
Samir and Hannah started as two college students with an idea—now, the duo leads the fight against food waste for events across New York City, rescuing tens of thousands of pounds of food annually. Learn more about their story and future plans in this exclusive interview with Food Tank.
New online resource hub FurtherWithFood.org brings people and organizations together to strengthen the movement to reduce food loss and waste across the United States.
Australian food rescue organization OzHarvest, is working with airlines, collecting uneaten airline food to feed vulnerable people and families and reduce food to landfill.