13.05.2015The SAVE FOOD Initiative presents itself at the Permanent Representation of Germany to the United Nations marking the Day of German Unity
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.
13.05.201545% 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.
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.
13.05.2015Further 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