This report was published by SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden and compiles work conducted in collaboration with the SIANI Expert Group on food waste preventions strategies for global food chains.
This is the invitation to a panel debate about food waste, organised by the SIANI Expert Group on food waste prevention strategies for global supply chains. The full-day panel debate took place on the 25th of October 2016.
This is the invention to a workshop organized by the SIANI Expert Group on food waste prevention strategies in global food chains. The full day workshop took place on the 22nd of April 2016.
This report summarizes the work of the Expert Group on food waste prevention strategies for global food chains. First, it outlines the background of the group, then highlights which activities that have been conducted during the group's work and finally the report makes suggestions to how to combat food waste in global food chains.
Worldwide, massive amounts of food are wasted and in this policy brief, the SIANI Expert Group “Food Waste Prevention Strategies for Global Food Chains” identifies what can be done to decrease and avoid food waste.
About a third of edible food produced worldwide is wasted, and by reducing this waste we can feed more people without increasing production, reduce the fossil fuel dependence, decrease pressure on water & land resources and save money.
Food waste is increasingly recognised as a major problem, and several initiatives and projects are working to reduce it. Here is a quick guide to what Sweden is doing, followed by highlights of initiatives around the world.
Did you know that during the last few years, Swedish restaurants and grocery stores reduced food loss and waste by 15-35%?