This report identifies drivers of food waste across the supply chain in five food categories: bread, dairy, potatoes/tomatoes, prepared meals (sandwiches), and processed meat/poultry. These drivers were linked with the main waste streams they generate. 

The progress of the Refresh project and the latest initiatives of the members of the Platform were presented, the next steps to be followed in the coming months were also discussed. We enjoyed both an interesting and entertaining program. 

Tizenkilenc cég vett részt a 12. Élelmiszerbank-FAO közös adománykonvojban, amely október 16-án Budapesten keresztülhaladva hívta fel a figyelmet az élelmiszerpazarlás és az éhezés kettősének ellentmondásosságára.

Nineteen companies took part in the 12th HFBA – FAO donation convoy, which drew attention to the controversy of food waste and hunger by crossing Budapest on October 16th.

The paper published in the Journal of Cleaner Production analyses consumer food waste behaviour by means of a model that brings together food-related and waste management variables.

Foodnavigator.com covers EU efforts to combat food waste, and mentions the REFRESH project and the newly launched Community of Experts (CoE)

Am 11. Oktober 2017 kamen 13 VertreterInnen des deutschen REFRESH Steering Committee (SC) zu ihrem fünften Treffen in Wuppertal zusammen und diskutierten Datenbeschaffung, eigene Aktivitäten und Pilotprojekte.

On 11 October 2017, thirteen representatives of the German REFRESH Steering Committee (SC) met for their fifth meeting in Wuppertal to discuss data collection, activities and pilot projects.

Euronews covers Sirplus in Berlin, and features REFRESH researcher Stephanie Wunder.

The United Nations estimates that if farmers around the world fed their livestock on the food that we currently waste and on agricultural by-products, enough grain would be liberated to feed an extra three billion people. To help food businesses contribute to such a grand waste-free future, REFRESH has built a web app for businesses to clarify which surplus food is suitable, and what needs to be done to send the food to animal feed in a safe and legal way.

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