To minimize product loss and meet carbon emission regulations, dairy facilities must ensure they are monitoring timing and processing parameters to prevent dairy product from literally going down the drain.
The proliferation of various forms of date labels is enough to cause consumers not to buy a product with a short “sell by” date, leaving it to be junked at the store—or tossed prematurely at home—when the product is still perfectly fine.
The USDA, the EPA, and the FDA announce a new partnership with the Food Waste Reduction Alliance, which is reported to be the latest effort in the Winning on Reducing Food Waste Initiative launched by the three federal agencies in 2018.
You try to be sustainable and not generate food waste. But at times, you can’t avoid the problem of having packaged food go bad before it gets out of your plant or the warehouse—or maybe it’s recalled for a labeling error, and it’s now expired. What to do? I asked Ray Hatch, CEO of Quest Resource Holding, who’s had extensive experience in food service industries and waste management to talk about the options, which, unfortunately, are not many.
Supermarkets of the near future will have their business models radically re-shaped by innovations instore, online, and in the food industry supply chain. These technologies will be deployed in the battle for customers but, more than this, can also benefit the planet.
Apeel Sciences—World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer and featured in Food Engineering’s Engineering R&D—and Nature’s Pride, a major European supplier of avocados, will work together to integrate Apeel’s plant-derived food waste prevention technology across Nature’s Pride expansive European avocado value chain, pending EU regulatory approval
A radical transformation of the food processing industry is required, starting with the c-suite getting out of its comfort zone and embracing the ability to imagine the meal of the future, says Roy Henderson, CEO of Green Cell Technologies.