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.
13.05.2015Highly 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.
13.05.2015Youssou 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.
13.05.2015Recent 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
13.05.2015NESTLE® 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
13.05.2015173 participants from 12 nations Visible interest on the part of industry to engage in fight against food losses and waste
13.05.20154,909 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.
13.05.2015The carbon footprint of worldwide food losses and food waste amounts to the equivalent of 3.3 giga tons of CO2 emissions.