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Tesco reduces use of best before dates in a bid to cut food waste

Tesco reduces use of best before dates in a bid to cut food waste

22/05/2018 - 14:25
Tesco will remove best before dates on the packaging of nearly 70 of its fruit and vegetable lines as it aims to reduce food waste.  read more
Study finds Americans waste 150 000 tons of food per day

Study finds Americans waste 150 000 tons of food per day

19/04/2018 - 11:10
Recent study findings reveal Americans waste nearly 150 000 tons of food per day, amounting to about 422g per person, and fruits and vegetables are mostly what gets tossed. read more
Tesco offers excess food to staff in a bid to eliminate food waste

Tesco offers excess food to staff in a bid to eliminate food waste

29/01/2018 - 15:58
Tesco employees will be able to receive free food which is approaching its expiry date as the retailer seeks to prevent further food from going to waste. read more
Tesco pledges to halve food waste by 2030

Tesco pledges to halve food waste by 2030

22/09/2017 - 10:23
Tesco has announced a major initiative to ramp up its sustainability operations, pledging to reduce food waste by 50 percent by 2030. read more
Tesco to sell mini-avocados in food waste reduction scheme

Tesco to sell mini-avocados in food waste reduction scheme

21/08/2017 - 08:26
Tesco has launched a new food waste reduction initiative selling by egg-sized avocados which would usually have been discarded by suppliers. read more
Packaging group Mondi tackles food waste

Packaging group Mondi tackles food waste

11/05/2017 - 09:25
International packaging and paper group Mondi outlined its plans for development at the Interpak 2017 trade fair in Düsseldorf last week. read more
Tesco launches ‘Food Waste Hotline’ for suppliers

Tesco launches ‘Food Waste Hotline’ for suppliers

14/03/2017 - 16:18
Tesco has launched an online ‘food waste hotline’ aimed at making it easier for suppliers and growers to pinpoint ongoing food waste hotspots, and work with the retailer in tackling them. read more
Local study identifies key areas in global food losses

Local study identifies key areas in global food losses

17/02/2017 - 12:27
A South African study has identified key areas of the global food supply chain where high losses occur, particularly in developing countries. Reducing food losses and waste can contribute to efforts to alleviate world hunger. read more
How can retailers tackle the £19 billion waste problem?

How can retailers tackle the £19 billion waste problem?

29/08/2016 - 08:49
Retailers in all sectors are coming under increasing pressure to reduce the amount of waste they produce.  read more
First-Ever Global Standard to Measure Food Loss and Waste Introduced by International Partnership

First-Ever Global Standard to Measure Food Loss and Waste Introduced by International Partnership

29/06/2016 - 17:17
COPENHAGEN and WASHINGTON, 6th June 2016 - A partnership of leading international organisations is launching the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard at the Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) 2016  read more
New Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Study Reveals Need to Rethink the Value Chain

New Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Study Reveals Need to Rethink the Value Chain

29/06/2016 - 15:50
The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini call for needed industry change to secure long-term, sustainable growth; Existing value chains must evolve to consumer-driven value networks  read more
Tesco vows to curb Britain's food waste

Tesco vows to curb Britain's food waste

28/10/2013 - 09:07
Berlin - Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, has vowed to cut the near 60 000 tonnes of food wasted by its suppliers and shoppers each year, the latest firm volunteering to help tackle a growing environmental problem. read more