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Food Waste and Losses

FAO AND SABRİ ÜLKER FOUNDATION TO HELP CHILDREN TO CUT FOOD WASTE AT HOME…

Press release… FAO collaborates with Sabri Ülker Foundation on educating children in pre-school and primary schools on reducing food waste at home. 18 January 2021, Ankara, Turkey – The majority of food waste still occurs at the household level, making it imperative for the consumer households to be informed and change their behavior. To …

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“WE ROLL UP OUR SLEEVES TO INCREASE THE SUSTAINABILITY COMPETENCE OF OUR EXPORTERS”

Press release… Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB) roll up its sleeves to increase the sustainability competence of 8 thousand exporters EIB organizes Sustainability Days… Climate changes in the world in recent years have brought humanity to focus more on sustainable, green production. Leaving a healthy and livable world for future generations …

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FAO LAUNCHES THE UN’S INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES 2021…

A means to improve nutrition and reduce food loss and waste, says Director-General… The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, has launched the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021 (IYFV) with an appeal to improve healthy and sustainable food production through innovation and …

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ERKAN SARICAN WRITES; THE IMPORTANCE OF ASSESSING FOOD BUSINESS WASTES

Today, SARS-CoV-2 has seriously disrupted all industries globally. Since SARS-CoV-2 entered our lives, maximum hygiene measures have been taken everywhere. Food businesses in particular are more sensitive in this regard. Agricultural production, food processing, distribution, service retail, etc., those working in the fields are among the ‘essential critical infrastructure elements’ …

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SYNGENTA; FOOD INNOVATION MAKES YOUR HOLIDAY DINNER MORE DELICIOUS AND SUSTAINABLE

Press release… Syngenta Group scientists combat reality that one-third of all food produced is wasted… BASEL, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)– At holiday meals this month, many will take a moment to appreciate their families and friends, the roofs over their heads, and the food on their tables – but few will talk …

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DR. HÜSEYİN TOROS: GLOBAL WARMING AT ‘BOILING POINT’

‘We must put an end to all kinds of waste,’ says Turkish scientist… Referring to increasing trends of extreme weather events, especially high temperatures, Turkish scientists warned the world may find itself at a point of no return if humanity does not learn necessary lessons. Speaking to Anadolu Agency on …

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“PEOPLE SHOULD PREFER PACKAGED FOOD PRODUCTS ALONG WITH HYGIENE IN THIS PERIOD”

Turkish Packaging Manufacturers’ Association (ASD) President Zeki Sarıbekir said that hygiene is the most effective method of protection in this pandemic period. Sarıbekir said, “Packaging is a product that provides the most economical and reliable delivery and promotion of the food in the conditions in which it is produced and …

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ZEKİ SARIBEKİR: PACKAGED FOOD SAVES LIVES

The Packaging Manufacturers’ Association (ASD) drew attention to the importance of packaging use and the critical role of hygiene in human health due to October 16, World Food Day. ASD President Zeki Saribekir said, “The global epidemic reminded us once again the importance of packaged food. Serious measures must be …

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DR. SELIŞIK: AGRICULTURE SHOULD BE PLACED AT THE CENTRE ACROSS THE WORLD

Press release… 19 November 2020 – Istanbul Dr. Ayşegül Selışık, Turkey’s Deputy Representative of FAO, took part as a panelist at the Conference of Nutrition and Health Communication organized by the Sabri Ülker Foundation on 17-18 November 2020 in İstanbul. Dr. Selışık, who participated in the panel titled “Agriculture and …

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SAVE FOOD: GLOBAL INITIATIVE ON FOOD LOSS AND WASTE REDUCTION

Press release… 11 November 2020, Budapest, Hungary – An FAO webinar, focusing on Europe and Central Asia, was held to exchange and promote new practices for facilitating vulnerable groups’ access to food and tackling food waste through the development and adoption of innovative solutions. A recording of the virtual event, …

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