Food Waste

“Protecting our future starts with protecting our food supply”

Food Tank had the opportunity to speak with Tobias Grasso, President of North America for Sealed Air’s Food Care division about his relationship to food, passion for farmers, and vision for a stronger food system.

16 Apps Preventing Food Waste

Organizations and individuals around the world develop smart mobile solutions to fight food waste. Food Tank has compiled a list of 15 food waste apps that change the way our food system works.

27 Organizations in New York City Combating Food Waste

The 2018 Food Tank Summit, “Focusing on Food Loss and Food Waste,” will be held on October 3 at the New York University. In preparation for the upcoming Summit, Food Tank is highlighting 27 organizations in New York focusing on food loss and food waste.

Opinion | We’re Wasting Food and It’s Hurting Our Climate

When it comes to fighting climate change, we often overlook a significant source of heat-trapping gas emissions: food.

Have Your Food and Eat the Wrapper Too

18 organizations find innovative ways to replace plastic wrappers with edible packaging.

IPM Empowers Farmers Not to Produce More, but Produce Better Mangoes

CORAF’s Project to Support the Regional Plan for the Control of Fruit Flies in West Africa developed a comprehensive integrated pest management package, empowering mango growers to grow fruit desired by the rest of the world.

Tracking Food Waste With LeanPath CEO Andrew Shakman

Food Tank interviews LeanPath’s CEO Andrew Shakman about the status of food waste in our world today and his company’s efforts to encourage food waste prevention.

Respecting the Value of Food: Eating What We Grow

Hannah Semler, the founder of Whole Crops, is trying to change the story of food.

Opinion | When it Comes to Food Waste, Shoppers Aren’t the Only Ones to Blame

According to a new report, 9 out of 10 of the largest U.S. grocery companies still don’t track or publicly report food waste. Their first steps must include changes in promoting and stocking produce.

Apeel Sciences & Costco Team Up to Fight Food Waste

A new partnership between Apeel Sciences and Costco will keep avocados out of global food waste at supplier, retailer, and consumer levels.