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“We’ve got to do more!” Düsseldorf’s trade fair CEO and the Food and Agriculture Organisation appeal to industry’s sense of responsibility.
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.
13/05/201540% 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.
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.
13/05/2015Further 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
13/05/2015173 participants from 12 nations Visible interest on the part of industry to engage in fight against food losses and waste
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.
13/05/2015Recent 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
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.