While Champions 12.3 is the group of CEOs leading progress to achieve the UN’s SDG Target 12.3, there are many organizations that are part of the movement to halve food loss and waste. The Friends of Champions 12.3 network features companies and organizations that are contributing to the worldwide momentum on this issue.

2 Sisters Food Group is one of the UK’s biggest and brightest food manufacturing companies.
412 Food Rescue merges technology, social engagement, and public-private partnerships to revolutionize the transport and distribution of surplus food. Read More
Apeel Sciences is a California-based company that develops plant-based solutions to help USDA Certified Organic and conventional fresh food providers improve quality, reduce waste and ensure an abundant future for our planet. Read More
Aldi is a food and drink grocer operating in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Read more about their food loss and waste reduction work in the UK and Ireland.
The African Postharvest Losses Information System (APHLIS) is the leading international effort to collect, analyze and disseminate data on postharvest losses of key cereal grain, legume and root and tuber crops in sub-Saharan Africa. Read More
AM FRESH Group brings a new horizon of FRESH food with innovation at the core. Read more.
Arla Foods is a farmer-owned dairy company with the ambition to bring health and inspiration to the world, naturally. Read more.
The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is the peak professional body for packaging education and training in Australasia; helping to shape the careers of generations of packaging professionals – from packaging technologists to international packaging business leaders along with a host of people in associated disciplines – sales and marketing, purchasing, production and environment.
AUSAG International Pty Ltd (Inc 1991) Australian and International Sustainable Agricultural and Fisheries Development, Management, Consultancy & Cultural Change for over 30 years and Trust & Verification Sustainable Food Supply Chain System Developer.
B-Organic logo B-Organic Bags are G.O.T.S. certified organic cotton produce bags. They help make your vegetables, fruits and herbs last longer. They are recyclable, Reusable and Biodegradable.
Barfoots Barfoots grows, processes, packs and markets a range of fresh produce, while aiming to cultivate excellence, delight customers and look after the land like they are going to farm forever.
Barnana logo Barnana ® is on a mission to end food waste on organic banana farms by upcycling the bananas that used to go to waste. Read More
Bizerba logo Since 1866, Bizerba SE & Co. KG has significantly defined solutions to increase productivity in the handling of food, and to offer customers within the industry, retail and logistics sectors a globally unique solutions portfolio of hardware and software based around the central value “weight.” It’s today represented in 140 countries.
Chef’s Manifesto is a chef-led project that brings together 280 chefs from around the world to explore how they can help deliver a sustainable food system and contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Read More
Costa Cruises is the Italian company, part of Carnival Corporation & plc, the largest cruise group in the world. Currently its fleet comprises 15 ships in service, all flying the Italian flag. Read More
Cranswick is one of the largest food producers in Britain, but they’ve stayed true to their simple ethos – to create authentically made, sustainably produced British food, without compromise.
danfoss Danfoss engineers technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to do more with less to meet the growing need for infrastructure, food supply, energy efficiency and climate-friendly solutions. In our Cooling business, we work on sustainable cold chains and energy-efficient supermarkets to bring more food to the table. Read more.
Datamap Inc. provides smart packaging that changes colour to indicate food spoilage. Read more.
digimarc Digimarc Corporation develops imperceptible auto identification technology that can be printed on packaging and virtually any media, delivering greater tracking, traceability, sorting and security capabilities. Read more.
displaydata Displaydata is the leader in the design and supply of fully graphic electronic shelf labels (ESLs), helping retailers optimize revenues and margins by improving the customer experience at the shelf edge, where most purchasing decisions are made. Read more.
dovecote park Dovecote Park Ltd. provides the processing and supply of meat in the UK.
Marca_Embrapa___Colorida (002) Embrapa – Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation is a technological innovation enterprise focused on generating knowledge and technology for the sustainability of agriculture and for the benefit of Brazilian society. Read more.
Marca_Embrapa___Colorida (002) Emmaus UK supports people to work their way out of homelessness, providing meaningful work, training, support and a stable home for as long as someone needs it. Read more.
Entoprotech is a circular economy company engaged in organic/food waste treatment and processing. Read more.
The Australian Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre is a US$100 m 10-year collaboration involving 57 participants with a collective aim of reducing food waste throughout the supply chain, transforming unavoidable waste into innovative high-value co-products and engaging with industry and consumers to deliver behavioral change. Read more.
Flamingo Horticulture Group is one of the largest global vertically integrated agribusiness that grows, processes, packages and distributes cut flowers, plants and premium and prepared fresh vegetables to UK and Europe. Read More
Foodbank Australia is Australia’s largest food relief organisation, providing 63 million meals, or 172,000 meals a day, to more than 2,600 charities and 1,750 schools (both directly and indirectly). Read More
FoodCache, division of Rakshati, is a mobile platform that will help households manage food inventory, and measure and reduce their food waste. Users build food inventories, then receive prompts to use that food up. Analytics provide insights into food that households eat and waste the most, which helps them to improve their food purchasing habits. Read More
FoodCloud are the leading non-profit organization tackling food waste in Ireland by redistributing food from across the food chain to community organisations nationally. We are also creators of the Foodiverse, a global technology platform for redistributing surplus food from farm to fork. We are sharing our experience and technology across the globe to improve food security and play our part in creating a world where no good food goes to waste. Read More
FoodDrinkEurope is the organization of Europe’s food and drink industry, the largest manufacturing sector and leading employer in the EU and a key contributor to its economy (286 000 companies, 99 percent SMEs, 4.2 million employees). It’s mission is to facilitate the development of an environment in which all European food and drink companies, whatever their size, can meet the needs of consumers and society, while competing effectively for sustainable growth. Read More
FIAL-IGC-01 Food Innovation Australia Ltd is a not-for-profit organization, funded by the Australian Government, to deliver the Food and Agribusiness Growth Centre Initiative – creating connections, sharing knowledge and building capability in order to grow the share of Australian food in the global marketplace. In 2017, FIAL was tasked with delivering the National Food Waste Strategy. Read More
FoodMaven is an innovative food distribution company that is creating new markets for food lost in the system because it is oversupplied, out-of-spec, or locally sourced product that cannot find a pathway to a buyer. Read More
foodspace helps people streamline their food experience to better manage their food space and waste less. Be it planning, shopping, or cooking, we have created the intentional food experience for people to build their most authentic and conscious connections to food. Know your food, build your plan, waste less. Read More
Food Systems Lab is a research and innovation hub based at the University of Toronto. Members of the lab work on developing and testing methods to facilitate equitable collaboration between stakeholders in the food system, especially those from marginal communities in reducing food waste and support a sustainable food system that conserves water and energy, enhances ecosystems, and mitigates climate change. Read More
Foresightee uses machine learning sales forecasting of fresh products in food retail, food service & food processing companies.
Full Harvest Technologies, Inc. is the first B2B marketplace for imperfect and surplus produce. Read More
General Mills is a leading global food company that serves the world by making food people love with brands like Cheerios, Annie’s, Yoplait, Nature Valley, Cascadian Farm, Epic, Fiber One, Häagen-Dazs, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Old El Paso, Wanchai Ferry, Yoki and more. Read More
The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) is a non-profit organization that nourishes the world’s hungry through launching and strengthening food banks in more than 30 countries, ultimately reducing food waste and cultivating sustainable relationships that save lives. Read More
Greencore Group plc is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods supplying a wide range of chilled, frozen and ambient products to retail and food service customers in the UK and USA.
Hilton Food Group plc is the leading specialist international food packing business supplying major international retailers from state-of-the-art facilities, focussed on meat and fish. Read More
Homera offers two integrated services in the Caribbean and Latin America: food broker for natural & organic brands, and sustainability consulting for small and midsize businesses using our exclusive Holistic Value Chain (HVC) model.
I’m Perfect Food helps minimize food waste from supermarkets through its platform where they sell “imperfect products” with discounts. Read More
ImpactVision’s product combines hyperspectral imaging and machine learning to provide real-time food quality information, to reduce waste, maximise yields and deliver food products of a consistently high quality to consumers.
InspiraFarms_CYMK_Dark Type InspiraFarms provides turn-key refrigerated storage solutions, client-centered technical support and affordable leases that enable small and growing agribusinesses to access emerging technology, reduce produce losses, cut energy costs, access new markets and grow sustainably – on or off-grid. Read More
Inspro InsPro enables the bioconversion of food waste into animal feed using Black Soldier Fly Larvae throughout the entire food supply chain by siting Bio Conversion Units at dispersed sites near waste streams, linked into a synchronized group which then drives circularity. Read More
Inter-American Development Bank Inter-American Development Bank improves lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through financial and technical support for countries working to reduce poverty and inequality, we help improve health and education, and advance infrastructure. Its aim is to achieve development in a sustainable, climate-friendly way. Read More
IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute IVL is an environmental agency concentrating on the interaction between ecological, economic and social perspectives. The vision is a sustainable society. IVL has a particular on identifying food, textile and construction waste streams, and analyzing the volumes of waste generated by various types of activities. IVL is working intensely to investigate why we throw away so much food along the food supply chain, and especially to reduce the amount of food that is thrown away. Read More
Karma App Logo Karma is a free app that connects consumers to restaurants and grocery stores with surplus food for sale. Read More
Kerry Foods Kerry Foods is one of the leading manufacturers and supplier of added-value branded and customer branded chilled and frozen food products.
KRUSH KRUSH creates healthy and sustainable breakfast cereals made from rescued food. Read more.
LeanPath LeanPath invented automated food waste tracking technology in 2004, and provides a complete food waste prevention platform, including data-collection tools, cloud-based analytics, and expert coaching.  Read more.
Liberation Foods Liberation Foods CIC. As the UK’s only fair trade, farmer-owned nut company, our vision is a world in which small-holder nut producers earn a decent, secure income and can plan for the future of their families and communities.
LightBlue LightBlue combines a human-centered approach with the right tech to design and implement solutions to prevent food waste, cut operational expenses, increase employees’ efficiency and loyalty, and to improve the reputation of organizations operating more responsibly. Read more.
Make Food Not Waste Make Food Not Waste, based in Detroit, Michigan, is a campaign to inspire people to waste less food in the home. Read more.
New Zealand Food Waste Champions 12.3 New Zealand Food Waste Champions 12.3 are from New Zealand’s food supply chain and committed to halving food waste by 2030. Read more.
Nilus Nilus is a social enterprise that seeks to create affordable and healthy food markets for low income people, by virtualizing the logistics of food rescue. Read more.
office 3.11 office 3.11, inc. is the private office of Rumi Ide,Ph.D., a journalist in the problem of food loss and waste, she helped to launch Japan’s first “Food Loss and Waste Reduction Promotion Act in May 2019” with the member of parliament. Read more.
Olio OLIO has a unique platform whereby surplus food of all types is rescued from businesses and safely redistributed with local communities via the OLIO Neighbour-to-Neighbour sharing app. Read more.
One Third OneThird helps to prevent food waste through data-driven shelf life prediction of fresh produce. Our vision is to build a platform for objective quality assessment to enable smart decision-making across the supply chain. Read more.
Founded in 1989, OPTEL is now a multinational, leading global provider of traceability systems practicing responsible human capitalism. Traceability technologies enable true end-to-end traceability, collecting, connecting and leveraging of granular data at every step of the supply chain — from raw materials to the consumer and beyond. Read more.
OzHarvest_WithTag_RGB_Logo OzHarvest is Australia’s leading food rescue organisation with a driving purpose to Nourish Our Country. Founded by Ronni Kahn in 2004 from a simple concept to rescue good food which would otherwise go to waste and deliver it to people in need, it has now saved 25, 000 tonnes of food from landfill and delivered over 75 million meals to hungry people. Read more.
Phoenix is an integrated food and agribusiness company with a global presence in 30 countries.
PH_P_4C_HZ_WHT_LRG Pizza Hut Restaurants (UK) is an American-inspired casual dining pizza restaurant business. Read more.
The PLEDGE on Food Waste is a Certification and Benchmarking system for hotels, restaurants and canteens designed to cut on food waste, save money and that creates the right ecosystem of food waste solution providers and restaurants to move toward zero food waste. Read more.
The mission of The Postharvest Education Foundation is to provide innovative, free and low cost educational programs that motivate people to reduce food loss and waste. Read More
Potatoes South Australia is the peak whole-of-value chain representative body for the potato industry, which is South Australia’s and Australia’s largest horticultural sector valued at AUD$0.6billion. Read More
Princes Limited is one of the UKs largest food and drink groups, operating 14 manufacturing sites encompassing a wide range of canned food, soft drinks and edible oils. Read More
Red 12.3: para la Reducción de Pérdidas y Desperdicios de Alimentos, MEXICO is a network of academic professionals in Mexico, from 30 institutions in 19 states, interested in preventing and reducing food loss and waste through strategies that include research and sharing of knowledge, raise awareness, provide tools and guides to action at the local and national level. Read More
ReFED is a national nonprofit working to end food loss and waste across the food system by advancing data-driven solutions to the problem. Read More
ReGrained is an ingredient platform and packaged foods innovator specializing in upcycling edible byproducts into tasty superfoods. Read More
Remeli reduces culinary monotony and the food wasted by householders through a free digital tool for meal planning. Users can follow chefs, nutritionists, regular people and brands, importing their meal planning, recipes, and generating smart shopping lists. Read More
Salling Group’s history stretches back more than 100 years to 1906. Over the years, the company has developed dramatically, and what began as a small draper’s shop in Aarhus is today an international retailing group. We care about everyday life, and we are 100% dedicated to improving it for our customers and for society in general. Our values guide how we run our business – qualities which we have always lived by and which have made us who we are today. Read More
The SAVE 12.3 Platform was launched in 2018 by IVL, CCFA and CHEARI to facilitate the implementation of SDG 12.3 in China, and has received strong support from organizations in China and abroad, including the Swedish embassy in China, UN FAO and WRAP. SAVE 12.3 focuses on production, retail and consumption of food, through thematic food waste reduction research, standards and regulations development, demonstration projects, awareness raising and promotion champions.
Secretaría de Gobierno de Agroindustria del Ministerio de Producción y Trabajo de Argentina is responsible for designing and executing public policies of production, marketing and health plans in the agricultural, fishing, forestry and agro-industrial sectors in Argentina; including the National Program to Reduce Food Loss and Waste. Read More
SpoilerAlert_GreenBlackLogo_LeftStacked (5) Spoiler Alert is a Boston-based technology company helping food manufacturers, wholesale distributors, and grocery retailers better manage unsold inventory. Read more.
Thirst is a non-profit organization focused on solving the world’s water crisis through education, innovation and ambitious global public awareness campaigns that work to change the way we think about and use water.
Too Good To Go is a Social Impact company, fighting food waste through its work with businesses, households, schools and public affairs. Its direct impact on the issue is made via the Too Good To Go app, now the world’s largest marketplace for surplus food. Read More
Treasure8 Treasure8 is a company focused on systemically reducing food waste and alleviating climate change using the world’s most powerful, proprietary dehydration technologies. Read More
Tulip Tulip is one of Britain’s leading food producing companies, supplying the highest quality meat products to a diverse range of customers.
USDA_logo U.S. Department of Agriculture addresses food loss and waste through its programs, policies and collaborations with federal, state, tribal and local governments, faith-based institutions, farmers, industry, and consumers. Read More
EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has joined with USDA and the FDA on theWinning on Reducing Food Waste’ initiative to prioritize the action areas in which U.S. federal agencies will coordinate to reduce food loss and waste. Read More
Tulip The Upcycled Food Association seeks to reduce food waste by growing the upcycled food economy. Read More
Vanguard Renewables is committed to reducing food waste by working with food manufacturers, food retailers, organizations, institutions, communities, and farms to recycle food that cannot be consumed by humans or animals into renewable energy and nutrient replenishing fertilizer that supports regenerative agriculture. Read More
Walmart Walmart Inc. helps people around the world save money and live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, over 275 million customers and members visit our more than 11,300 stores under 58 banners in 27 countries and eCommerce websites. Read More
Wasteless Wasteless helps food retailers slash food waste and drive top line revenues, our Artificial Intelligence enables them to sell perishable products with shorter expiration date at their optimal price point. Read More
Whapow Whapow (Co Ltd) is a producer of  all natural, delicious, high-convenience frozen superfood purees (algae, fruit, vegetable)  that can be consumed out of the squeeze tube (like an ice-cream) or blended into a green smoothie.
Winnow Winnow is a global technology company that develops tools for commercial kitchens to help reduce food waste. Read more.
Zerofly Vestergaard SA ZeroFly® is an advanced reduced residue defence against insect pests for livestock and crop protection prior, during and post-harvest. ZeroFly® promotes prosperity and food security. Read more.
Zero foodwaste developed the world’s first fully automated food waste monitor, employing progressive AI image recognition technology to quantify food waste in the food services industry. Read more.