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Fruit and Vegetable waste Monitor launched

Fruit and vegetables are essential for a sustainable and healthy lifestyle. Due to their limited shelf life, efficient logistics are crucial. However, products often go to waste due to oversupply or weather conditions. G..

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Unilever and Too Good To Go save 1 million products

08 March 2023

In 2020, the collaboration between Unilever and Too Good To Go aimed at fighting food waste began. On 7 March 2023, the two parties announced that a total of 1 million products had been saved from being wasted.  ...

Packaging: sustainable versus political gain

06 March 2023

The European Commission is 'through with it': the EU's packaging waste policy has failed. That is why the EU is intervening with new legislation. Which is SO detailed that it is going to have a lot of impact on the food ...

De 3 pijlers voor een duurzame voedseltransitie

16 February 2023

De basis van onze voedselproductie staat onder druk. Wereldwijd neemt het landbouwareaal af, worden grondstoffen schaarser en heeft de klimaat-en biodiversiteitscrisis negatieve impact. Als foodondernemer ontkom je er ni...

SUNT opens world's first banana factory

07 February 2023

In the EU, an average of 120,000 tonnes of bananas are destroyed by customs every year for cosmetic reasons. SUNT Food has been fighting against this unnecessary waste since 2019, making banana bread and 'baked donuts' f...

From orange peels to sustainable raw material

06 February 2023

Give PeelPioneers 50,000 kilos of orange peels and they transform it into raw materials for use in biscuits, perfumes, etc. But how do they do it? And what does their lubrication look like with all those caustic juices? ...

New opportunities for returned bread

23 November 2022

On 1 January 2023, the cabinet will unilaterally introduce a €30 million burden increase for the agricultural sector. On that day, the contribution that farmers, gardeners, growers, fishermen, processors and importers an...

Food waste: 127 kg per inhabitant in the EU in 2020

02 November 2022

In 2020 around 127 kilogrammes (kg) of food waste per inhabitant were generated in the EU. Households generated 55% of food waste, accounting for 70 kg per inhabitant. The remaining 45% was waste generated upwards in the...

Dynamic discounting reduces food waste

01 November 2022

In all Albert Heijn shops from 31 October 2022, customers can buy products with discounts ranging from 25%, 40% to 70%. The principle of these discounts is called dynamic discounting. Products approaching their best-befo...

Upcycling is one of the green innovation trends of 2022

12 October 2022

This year ClimateLaunchpad, the global green business competition, sees a remarkable number of start-ups looking for 'system solutions', ways to reuse resources. The competition has seen a striking number of entries with...

Sunt makes baked donuts from rescued bananas

29 September 2022

Sunt is the first company worldwide to introduce baked donuts on a large scale and shows that even the traditional donut -which originated from the Dutch oliebol- can and must be a lot more sustainable and responsible. T...

First national ZERO Food Waste challenge launched

05 September 2022

HAS University of Applied Sciences and a number of partners are organising the first national ZERO Food Waste Challenge. The challenge will start on 13 September 2022. The aim of the ZERO Food Waste Challenge is to ra...

From fruit stones to tasty food

19 August 2022

Kern Tec GmbH has developed a range of technologies that turn the fruit stones that normally end up in the rubbish into tasty food. More than half a million tonnes of apricot, cherry, plum and peach stones are thrown awa...

Iglo: frozen food key in fight against food waste

17 August 2022

Although 75 percent of Dutch people think about wasting food when they buy fruit and vegetables, the same percentage regularly throw vegetables away because they have passed their expiry date. Iglo suggests that much of ...

Longer shelf life due to new packaging technique

13 July 2022

PerfoTec and Oerlemans Plastics have started a collaboration to make packaging for fruit, vegetables and flowers more sustainable. The machine manufacturer and packaging producer are creating a unique packaging technique...

Cargill transforms food waste into biofuel

17 June 2022

In a move aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting circular fuel possibilities, Cargill has completed its first state-of-the-art advanced biodiesel plant in Ghent, Belgium which converts waste oils and re...