Overview: Press Releases

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SAVE FOOD Congress as part of interpack 2017: Messe Düsseldorf and FAO sign Prolongation of their Cooperation

17/05/2017

Messe Düsseldorf and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have agreed on continuing their cooperation for the coming years as part of the SAVE FOOD Initiative.
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Queen Letizia of Spain attends SAVE FOOD Meeting 2016

12/10/2016

• Spanish minister and employees from the French Ministry of Agriculture are further high-calibre political representatives among the delegates • Approx. 300 guests from industry, associations, political circles and NGOs discussed on food losses and waste
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Second SAVE FOOD Meeting in Madrid with top-ranking participation

26/07/2016

Spanish Exporters and Investors Club along with business association AECOC/GS1 Spain as co-organizer Top-ranking speakers from the primary sector, (packaging) industry, retail and politics
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New SAVE FOOD Study on Food Loss in India

23/05/2016

FAO examines the reasons and mechanisms of food loss in chickpeas, mangos, milk and rice The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is carrying out extensive studies on the topic of food losses in various districts of India between May and July 2016. This was made possible by the membership fees of the SAVE FOOD Initiative.
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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit becomes new member of SAVE FOOD

13/05/2015

Initiative now has more than 350 sponsors from business, NGOs and research With the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) the SAVE FOOD initiative has gained a high-profile partner with political backing. The number of members who have committed to fighting food waste and loss has now risen to 120.
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Final Report SAVE FOOD Congress

13/05/2015

Further progress made in the fight against food losses and food waste • Second international SAVE FOOD Congress concludes successfully • FAO, UNEP and industry speakers, high-profile guests and a variety of approaches and alliances demonstrate the broad spectrum of possibilities for solving the problem
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First SAVE FOOD member from China

13/05/2015

173 participants from 12 nations Visible interest on the part of industry to engage in fight against food losses and waste
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Recent SAVE FOOD Initiative study

13/05/2015

Recent SAVE FOOD Initiative study reveals causes of food losses in Kenya and offers specific solutions “Food Loss Assessments: Causes and Solutions” – presentation of study findings part of busy agenda at second international SAVE FOOD Congress in Düsseldorf
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SAVE FOOD at World Food Day

13/05/2015

“We’ve got to do more!” Düsseldorf’s trade fair CEO and the Food and Agriculture Organisation appeal to industry’s sense of responsibility.
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SAVE FOOD Congress 2014 brings together international organizations, industry, research and civil society

13/05/2015

Highly distinguished speakers from the FAO and UNEP and from leading private sector companies show how to reduce food loss and waste Three years after its establishment at the first SAVE FOOD Congress, the SAVE FOOD Initiative has already grown into a broad-based international alliance with over 110 members.
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