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Do you have a Thought For Food to feed the planet?

Thought For Food (TFF) is a global movement which aims to bring innovative thinkers, between the ages of 18 and 35 together to find...

Can reducing food waste be profitable?

According to Retail Food Waste Action Guide (ReFED), consumer-facing businesses like grocery stores contribute to 40% of the food waste problem. This percentage equates...

The connection between waste, art and food

On 22 November 2017, the Social Life of Waste/Art project will host a one-day symposium on waste, art and food at the University of...

The role of packaging in curbing food waste

In light of food security challenges, food waste is a serious problem and the curbing thereof has become a priority. Consumer pressure has further...

FAO director-general calls for drastic reduction of reducing food waste

At an event at the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, FAO director-general José Graziano da Silva joined in calls for a renewed...

Food waste hits historic heights

Food waste has reached a historic high. Countries in the European Union and the United Kingdom have managed to reduce their food waste in...

Supply chain research to minimise food waste

The USDA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative is looking to researchers from Arizona State University’s (ASU’s) W. P. Carey School of Business to find...

Prolonged drought drives food prices ever higher

Sharp increases in food prices have led to savvier shoppers using more innovative ways to cut costs at the till. In Cape Town, entrepreneur...

Rockefeller Foundation aims to cut world food waste in half

In February, the Rockefeller Foundation allocated US$130 to an initiative that will run over seven years and aims to cut world food waste in...