Would You Like A Side Of Mould, Sir?

When former British Prime Minister, Teresa May, proclaimed that she wasn’t opposed to scraping off mould from the top of a jar of jam and eating the product underneath, it sparked a conversation about what mouldy foods were safe to eat. Here, group vice president food & beverage at ABB,…

Combating The Curse Of Food Wastage With Digitisation

The F&B industry is in the throes of a ‘food-tech’ revolution, which is already posing some tough questions on business sustainability for many operators. Food presents one of the greatest ironies of our times. On one hand, humankind is faced with a grave threat of severe food shortage and hunger…

Market Outlook 2020: 3D Printing—A New Frontier Of Food

Sci-fi fans will probably recall Star Trek’s Replicator machine, capable of turning any molecule into a meal. While synthesising meals on demand may seem like something out of a futuristic movie, 3D printing could soon become a regular way of processing food. The ability to 3D print food isn’t a…

Inspection Technology: Food For Thought

Concerted efforts are being made to reduce food waste throughout the entire supply chain. Mettler-Toledo explains how product inspection technology can be used to support these endeavours, with technology able to maximise yield from raw ingredients, reduce false rejects and ensure correct weight and fill. Food waste is a global…

Reducing Food Waste In Produce Processing

From farm to fork, the issue of food waste is rife across all aspects of the supply chain and all corners of the globe. There isn’t just one solution to help reduce the impacts of food waste, however actionable steps can be taken to lessen the amount of food wasted.…

One Way That Supermarkets Of The Future Can Tackle The Scandal Of Food Waste

In addition to making food businesses more profitable, new technologies can also help tackle the fast-approaching issue of global food shortages. 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…

Food Cultures To Tackle Food Waste

Dairies in China, Indonesia and many other markets are increasingly turning to the power of food cultures as an additional quality hurdle to protect their brand and reduce waste. By Peter Thoeysen, Director, Dairy Bioprotection, Chr. Hansen.   Why is reducing food waste particularly important in Asia? Food wastage is…

Packaging Has A Key Role In Reducing Our Food Waste: An Australian Perspective

On 30 June 2016, the Australian Government committed to developing a National Food Waste Strategy (NFWS) to halve Australia’s food waste by 2030. The initial engagement on the Strategy’s development commenced on 12 April 2017 at a Roundtable on Food Waste convened by the Minister for the Environment and Energy,…

Saving Food Via Resealable Packaging

Resealable packaging has become a most effective feature in reducing food waste. By Michael Dossor MAIP, Group General Manager, Result Group.   Many studies have proven packaging to be an environmentally advantageous and cost-effective strategy to reduce in-home and in-store food waste. At the present time, packaging seems to be…
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