Thursday, April 20, 2023

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One-third of all food produced globally by weight is lost or wasted between farm and fork — that's more than 1 billion tonnes. Converted into calories, this equates to 24% of the world’s food supply going uneaten. At the same time, 1 in 10 people globally remain malnourished.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
As much of the world ground to a halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some notable trends started to emerge around other global challenges. CO2 emissions dropped by 6.4% worldwide. In the UK, where I live, household-level food waste – a major contributor to climate change – dropped by around 30% in April 2020, soon after the start of the first lockdown. These numbers might sound like positive news in an otherwise painful year, but I and many other experts see them as reminders that we are still very much in the midst of multiple major global crises.
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Food loss and waste has risen on the global agenda in recent years, and for good reason. A full one-third of all food produced in the world is lost or wasted between the farm and people’s plates. This results in $940 billion in economic losses every year and 8% of planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions – all while 1 in 7 people still don’t have enough to eat.  Champions 12.3 is a coalition of nearly 40 executives across business, government and civil society who are doing something about it. Here, Champions answer some of the most frequently asked questions about how to reduce food loss and waste around the world. 
Friday, February 28, 2020
As climate change climbs on the global agenda, one issue is climbing along with it: food loss and waste.
Friday, February 28, 2020
In light of the climate crisis and over-consumption of natural resources, the best way to feed a growing global population is not to increase agricultural production, but to reduce waste and better value the food already being produced.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
According to a recent study by accountants Price Bailey, the number of restaurant insolvencies has reached a record high, with an average of four closing every day. A range of factors, they say, including market saturation, rising costs and changing consumer spending habits, are all combining to put pressure on the sector.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Purushothaman: Danfoss has a long history in refrigeration. Our founder Mads Claus’ first product was an expansion valve for refrigeration systems created in 1933, and he later created the hermetic compressor for refrigerators and freezers in 1952. Refrigeration, and therefore the preservation of food, is at the very heart of Danfoss.

Opinion Editorials

Paul Polman on Fixing a Broken Food System
Author: Paul Polman
Source: Wall Street Journal

We have a collective responsibility to halve food loss and waste
Author: Liz Goodwin
Source: Thomson Reuters

Clock Ticking on Food Waste
Author: Dave Lewis
Source: Huffington Post

¿Amas la naturaleza? Deja de tirar comida
Author: Yolanda Kakabadse
Source: El Pais

Future of Food: Reducing Waste
Author: Vytenis Andriukaitis
Source: Impakter

Food waste: how governments, financiers and consumers can play their part
Author: Sunny Verghese
Source: Thomson Reuters

Tackling food waste: something politicians can agree on
Author: Liz Goodwin
Source: The Hill

Curbing food waste saves money, as well as the planet
Author: Dave Lewis
Source: The Telegraph

Choose or Lose: Why Gisele and I Are Shifting to a Sustainable Diet
Author: Andrew Steer
Source: Huffington Post

Las ciudades de America Latina deben luchar contra el desperdicio de comida 
Author: Yolanda Kakabadse
Source: esglobal

By Measuring Food Waste, We Can Manage It
Author: Louise Fresco, Peter Bakker, Paul Bulcke, Hans Hoogeveen, Paul Polman
Source: Thomson Reuters

The Food We Don’t Eat
Author: Liz Goodwin
Source: The Huffington Post

We grow enough food. Getting it onto people’s plates is the problem.
Author: Kanayo F. Nwanze
Source: The Huffington Post

There Is No Time to Waste on Food Waste
Author: Dave Lewis
Source: The Grocer

The Immorality of Food Waste
Author: Vytenis Andriukaitis
Source: The Huffington Post

A solution to hunger? Stop throwing dinner away: Column
Author(s): Judith Rodin and Sam Kass
Source: USA Today