Tag Archive for 'food wastage'

People waste up to half of all food produced

January 10th, 2013 by Institution of Mechanical Engineers

A report “Global Food, Waste Not, Want Not‘ by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers has found that as much as 50% of all food produced around the world never reaches a human stomach due to issues as varied as inadequate infrastructure and storage facilities through to overly strict sell-by dates, buy-one-get-one free offers and consumers […]

An additional one billion people can be fed with current resources if food losses are halved

October 10th, 2012 by Aalto University

More efficient use of the food production chain and a decrease in the amount of food losses will dramatically help maintain the Earth’s natural resources and improve people’s lives. Aalto University researchers have calculated how many people could be fed by reducing food losses. They have published their research in the paper ‘Lost food, wasted […]