Food Waste

Improving the Food Supply Chain in Japan

The analysis of food loss in Japan is now the aim of new institutional initiatives aimed at improving the national food system.

Food Tank Book of the Week: The Coming Famine: The Global Food Crisis and What We Can Do to Avoid it

Julian Cribb illuminates what he calls, Humanity’s greatest test—how do we feed a growing population with less?

Foodshare reduces food waste by reallocating unused food

Foodshare discourages food waste while encouraging food redistribution and exchanges in German cities.

‘FreshPaper’ May Hold Key to Preserving More of World’s Produce

A five by five sheet of spice-infused paper may play a large role in the fight for global food security.

14 Food Resolutions to Bring in The New Year

Together we can be that generation and find solutions to nourish both people and the planet! Here are 14 food resolutions for 2014.

Host a Viewing Party for TEDxManhattan’s 4th Annual “Changing the Way We Eat”

TEDxManhattan’s “Changing the Way We Eat” is a full-day event featuring a dynamic and diverse group of speakers addressing issues with food movement.

Give the Gift of a Better Food System: Save a Spud!

Save a Spud (US$15.00) from Oxfam America Unwrapped is a gift that will keep potatoes fresh, reducing waste and fighting hunger!

The Pig Idea: where there’s swill there’s a way!

The way we think about meat is beginning to change, both in terms of quantity and quality. The Pig Idea is aiming to get food waste back on the menu for pigs.

INFOGRAPHIC: The Cost of Food Wastage

Check out this great infographic on food waste from the Debt Advisory Centre!

Shuanghui-Smithfield Deal: Water for Waste

The buyout of the world’s biggest pork producer, US-based Smithfield Food, by its giant Chinese counterpart, Shuanghui International, was water for waste.