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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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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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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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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 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 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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“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: March

13/05/2015

4,909 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.
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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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