Overview: Press Releases

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SAVE FOOD Meeting in May 2015 at Nestlé

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.
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The SAVE FOOD Initiative welcomes its 100th partner from industry

13/05/2015

NESTLE® 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.
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SAVE FOOD Meeting 2015 at Nestlé a complete success

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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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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“We must respect the value of food.”

13/05/2015

International SAVE FOOD congress launched in Düsseldorf Düsseldorf, 17 May. Responding to an invitation by Messe Düsseldorf and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, international stakeholders from politics, business and the general public came together yesterday and today at the SAVE FOOD congress to find solutions to fight global food loss.
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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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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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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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SAVE FOOD – Figure of the Month January

13/05/2015

40% of all foods produced in the less developed countries spoil every day before they reach the consumers. This is a little less than half of all available foods in those countries, and it also has consequences for the scarce local resources, such as land, water and energy. These “investments” are thus also irretrievably lost.
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SAVE FOOD – Figure of the Month February

13/05/2015

The carbon footprint of worldwide food losses and food waste amounts to the equivalent of 3.3 giga tons of CO2 emissions.
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