Food Waste

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.

New on the Podcast: Dr. Maureen Miruka Discusses Women and Agriculture and Roger Thurow Talks Global Food Insecurity Amid American Abundance

Dr. Maureen Miruka discusses women and agriculture. Roger Thurow talks about global food insecurity amid American abundance

Nate Mook, CEO of World Central Kitchen Talks #ChefsForAmerica

Nate Mook talks restaurants serving meals to people in need during COVID-19.

New on The Podcast: Chefs Amy Sins And Erik Bruner-Yang on Food And Community Relief Efforts

On “Food Talk”, Dani talks with chefs Amy Sins and Erik Bruner-Yang. They discuss their unique business models and inspiration, as well as their efforts to provide food and community relief efforts during coronavirus.

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.

Jeff Gordinier and Leah Lizarondo Talk About How Restaurants Will Survive and Food Recovery

Jeff Gordinier talks restaurant recovery, Leah Lizarondo talks Food Rescue Hero and the effect of food recovery in food insecure communities during COVID-19

Dan Barber and Luke Saunders on Keeping the Farm-to-Community Connection During COVID-19

Blue Hill’s Dan Barber and Luke Saunders of Farmer’s Fridge are mobilizing food access efforts during the COVID-19 crisis, with help from regional farms.