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Uniting Australia’s food cold chain to fight a $36.6b food waste challenge

A new Australian-first plan to tackle food waste across the food cold chain sector. The Food Cold Chain Sector Action Plan (SAP) has been co-designed and developed with Australia’s peak cold chain body, the Australian Food Cold Chain Council. The plan aims to reduce food waste from ‘gate to plate’, helping Australia in its stated …

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Event recap: Working together to reduce food loss & waste in horticulture

During Hort Connections 2022, Stop Food Waste Australia, in conjunction with the Fruit and Vegetable Consortium, held a morning session on food loss and waste in horticulture. Industry leaders, researchers and innovators in the food waste space took to the stage, while growers and industry and government representatives filled the seats. Together robust conversations took place …

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Food waste in Australian homes: evidence for designing interventions

Coinciding with Stop Food Waste Day (April 27, 2022) is the release of the landmark report: Food Waste in Australian Households: Evidence for designing interventions (Fight Food Waste CRC). For those working to reduce food waste, this report outlines the most impactful areas to focus interventions on.  Australian households throw out a staggering $19.3 billion …

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