13/05/2015Highly 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.
13/05/2015The carbon footprint of worldwide food losses and food waste amounts to the equivalent of 3.3 giga tons of CO2 emissions.
13/05/201545% of the fruit and vegetables produced worldwide are not consumed but lost. With the exception of roots and tubers there is no other food segment where the losses are so high on an international scale.
13/05/2015Youssou N’Dour: “Voice of Africa” to open second international SAVE FOOD Congress With Youssou N’Dour, the “voice of Africa,” the second international SAVE FOOD Congress has gained a keynote speaker who is as famous as he is committed.
13/05/2015Member of the interpack trade fair family posts clear growth The second Food Processing & Packaging Exposyum (FPPE) held at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) in Nairobi/Kenya from 18 to 20 November 2014 has drawn to a very successful close.
13/05/2015Initiative 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.
13/05/20154,909 pallets of food and beverages are distributed by more than 900 food banks in Germany each year, reaching needy people throughout the country – over one and a half million by now.
13/05/2015• Initiative to stage event annually from now on • Premiere of the new SAVE FOOD exhibition Following the milestone set by its second major SAVE FOOD Congress held alongside interpack in May of last year, the joint initiative of the FAO, UNEP and Messe Düsseldorf is now charting the course for further development in the coming years.
13/05/2015NESTLE® is the next major company to join the initiative A growing number of companies and organisations are supporting the SAVE FOOD Initiative dedicated to the fight against global food loss and waste.
13/05/2015Further 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