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No edible food will go to waste at Tesco by February 2018

No edible food will go to waste at Tesco by February 2018

28-12-2017 | No food fit for human consumption will be wasted by Tesco’s UK stores by the end of February, the retail giant says. Chief executive Dave Lewis told the Daily Telegraph food waste had been “talked about for years” as he ...

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Online grocery shopping could cause food waste to pile up

Online grocery shopping could cause food waste to pile up

10-12-2017 | The amount of food wasted is staggering. Each year, more than 130 billionpounds of food is lost or wasted in the U.S., with the average familythrowing away $1,500 in groceries.  Much of the food that’s lost tends to be the most ...

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Anthony Bourdain Tackles Food Waste in New Documentary

Anthony Bourdain Tackles Food Waste in New Documentary

04-12-2017 | A new documentary from chef and television personality Anthony Bourdain, “WASTED! The Story of Food Waste” explores both the problem of food waste in the United States and possible solutions from around the globe. The documentary features renowned ...

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New partnership with the European Federation of Food Banks as Arla continues to cut food waste

New partnership with the European Federation of Food Banks as Arla continues to cut food waste

12-11-2017 | Arla and the European Federation of Food Banks (FEBA) have signed an agreement to donate surplus products through the FEBA network partners in Europe. The agreement formalises and builds on the partnerships already in place between Arla and ...

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EU and FAO join forces to take action on food waste and antimicrobial resistance

EU and FAO join forces to take action on food waste and antimicrobial resistance

03-10-2017 | EU and Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations join forces to take action on food waste and antimicrobial resistance. Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis and the Director-General of Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United ...

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Tesco suppliers join forces to tackle global food waste

Tesco suppliers join forces to tackle global food waste

21-09-2017 | Speaking at an event in New York, Dave Lewis, CEO, Tesco announced a partnership agreement with 24 of its largest food suppliers who will adopt the Sustainable Development Goal to halve food waste by 2030. The suppliers, who represent ...

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The war on food waste has a new weapon: a £99 fridge camera

The war on food waste has a new weapon: a £99 fridge camera

16-08-2017 | The world’s first wireless fridge camera goes on sale in the UK next month aimed at helping households slash food waste by being able to check exactly what they have in their refrigerator at any time. As well ...

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The chance to have your say in a consumer survey exploring the different types of guidance found on food and drink products

The chance to have your say in a consumer survey exploring the different types of guidance found on food and drink products

For a period of three weeks in July 2017, REFRESH invites responses to a consumer survey.  The aim is to look at different formats of guidance found on food and drink products, and the effects they have on consumer behaviour. ...

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9 tips for reducing food waste and becoming a #ZeroHunger hero

9 tips for reducing food waste and becoming a #ZeroHunger hero

06-06-2017 | Food waste has become a dangerous habit: buying more than we need at supermarkets, letting fruits and vegetables spoil at home or ordering more than we can eat at restaurants.  Each year, about 1/3 of the food we ...

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