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Food Waste and Losses

Campaigners pressure member states for ambitious food waste reduction targets!

No time or food to waste in the EU… With around 10% of the food made available to EU consumers going down the drain – and just six years to meet the 2030 UN target of halving food waste – it is fair to say that there is neither time …

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Hayrettin Uçak: Young entrepreneurs will prevent food losses with artificial intelligence

Press release… Losses in the food sector to be prevented with projects to be developed by young people… Artificial intelligence (AI) to combine with the synergy of young entrepreneurs to prevent food losses… Hayrettin Uçak Fresh fruit and vegetable sector to use artificial intelligence to prevent losses and implement projects …

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Food waste is not just a ‘rich country’ problem!

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Food Waste Index 2024 report revealed that while 783 million people grappled with hunger in 2022, more than 1 billion meals a day were wasted worldwide. According to the Food Waste Index 2024 report published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on the occasion of …

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Food waste in climate plans…

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Food Waste Index 2024 report revealed that while 783 million people grappled with hunger in 2022, more than 1 billion meals a day were wasted worldwide. According to the Food Waste Index 2024 report published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on the occasion of …

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UN Report: More than 1 billion meals are wasted every day!

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Food Waste Index 2024 report revealed that while 783 million people grappled with hunger in 2022, more than 1 billion meals a day were wasted worldwide. According to the Food Waste Index 2024 report published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on the occasion of …

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Dr. Müjdeci: One third of total food is wasted across the world!

“According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation report, 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted every year in the world, which represents one third of the total food produced for human consumption,” said Dr. Gamze Nur Müjdeci, Lecturer at the Department of Food Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Hitit …

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Charles Brand; Four roadmaps for food systems transformation!

Announcing a detailed plan for the transformation of food systems in the framework of the Food, Agriculture and Water Day of the Climate Change Conference (COP28) organised by the UN in Dubai, Tetra Pak has identified four key roadmaps. According to the brand, food value chains are the second most …

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WASTE AMOUNT OF TURKISH AGRIFOOD MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY REACHES 1.4 TONNES!

Türkiye’s annual waste amount reached 110 million tonnes! The amount of waste generated in manufacturing industry workplaces, mining enterprises, thermal power plants, OIZs and households in Türkiye increased from 104.7 million tonnes in 2020 to 109.2 million tonnes in 2022. In the same period, the amount of waste generated by …

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FAO; 10 TRILLION DOLLARS IN ‘HIDDEN COSTS’

New Reports Urge Action on Hidden Costs, Farm Support… A major new report from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has found that the agrifood system imposes “hidden costs” of at least USD 10 trillion – while the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published new analysis showing support to …

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AI MAY BE ABLE TO GIVE OUR FOOD A LONGER SHELF LIFE!

Have you ever bitten into a nut or a piece of chocolate, expecting a smooth, rich taste, only to encounter an unexpected and unpleasant chalky or sour flavor? That taste is rancidity in action, and it affects pretty much every product in your pantry. However, these days artificial intelligence can …

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