Overview: Press Releases

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Unmistakeable Signal from Rome: Food Losses increasingly Higher on the Agenda for International Players

13/05/2015

The SAVE FOOD Initiative presents itself at the Permanent Representation of Germany to the United Nations marking the Day of German Unity
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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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SAVE FOOD – Figure of the Month April

13/05/2015

45% 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.
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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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Successful Second Edition of the Food Processing & Packaging Exposyum in Kenya

13/05/2015

Member 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.
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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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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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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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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 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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