September 29 is The International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, a day dedicated to spreading awareness about sustainable consumption and production of food.
Food is an essential resource that when lost, undermines the sustainability of our world and climate. Unfortunately, food waste can occur throughout the food system during production, processing, distribution, at point of sale, and consumption. Food waste can have harmful effects due to the carbon dioxide it emits and can also be lost valuable resources to our society. Read about companies utilizing innovative methods to reduce food waste such as intelligent packaging, upcycling, mobile apps and more.