Tag: Food Waste

Boost Food Safety While Reducing Waste

This article is written and sponsored by Kerry. Amanda McNeely, Kerry’s marketing expert for food protection and preservation, talks about Kerry ingredient solutions that boost food safety and reduce waste, and her views on the outlook …

What’s Up With Upcycling

It’s become a $53 billion dollar market, and it’s growing. With more than half of consumers concerned with food waste, food upcycling is no longer just a niche trend. But what, exactly, is it? How …

Key Takeaways from 2022 Food Waste Solutions Summit

MINNEAPOLIS – As he gazed out at the sizable gathering at the University of Minnesota on Wednesday, Pete Pearson didn’t mince words. Pearson, senior director of food waste at the World Wildlife Fund, asked the …

Food Innovations Center Stage at Recent CES Show

The highly anticipated Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas had a decidedly different feel this year. The trade show, which wrapped up January 8, was significantly smaller than pre-pandemic days and featured multiple Covid precautions. …

Report: Upcycling Ingredients Gains Traction on ESG Benefits

The adoption of upcycling continues to spread across the food industry as companies large and small explore innovative ways to repurpose ingredients that would otherwise go to waste. While the process remains a niche concept …

PREVIEW FOCUS: America’s Growing Food Waste Problem

Food waste has become a significant issue around the world, but nowhere more so than in America. In fact, about $161 billion of food is wasted in the U.S. every year, per Rubicon research. In …

CPI Sees Largest One-Month Change Since 2008

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.9 percent in June on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.6 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. This was the …

Grocery Delivery Platforms Chipping Away at Food Waste 

Most consumers recognize the importance of addressing climate change. What may not be top of mind, however, is food waste’s impact on climate change. When food is wasted, so is the water, fuel and other resources that were used …

Seaweed Could Be Key in Fighting Climate Change and Food Waste

Sure avocados, legumes and blueberries are superfoods, but can they solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges like climate change and food waste? Seaweed, the Asian cuisine superfood ingredient that’s starting to gain traction …

Narrowing the Divide Between Food Insecurity and Food Waste

While the gap between food insecurity and food waste is significant, increased government, industry and community efforts can narrow the divide. But with global food demand projected to rise anywhere between 59% to 98% by 2050 …

How the Food Industry Is Tackling Food Waste in 2021

An estimated one-third of all the food produced in the world goes to waste, likely enough calories to feed every undernourished person on the planet. But wasted food isn’t just about food insecurity. It’s also …