Something new is happening in the world of cantaloupe! According to the California Cantaloupe Advisory Board, which represents all growers of cantaloupe in California, cantaloupe growers around the world are increasingly planting newer varieties that have longer shelf life, which helps to reduce food waste.
Novozymes, the leading biotech powerhouse, and AgroFresh, a global leader in post-harvest freshness solutions, are forming a research and commercialization partnership towards developing biological solutions that can improve post-harvest food quality and minimize waste by fighting fungal pathogens.
AgroFresh Solutions, Inc., a global AgTech innovator providing a range of solutions, digital technologies and services to enhance the quality and extend the shelf life of fresh produce, today announced the opening of a new global innovation center in Rancagua, Chile.
Vallarta Supermarkets, one of the largest Latino-owned supermarket chains in California, has announced an exciting pilot partnership with Flashfood, a digital marketplace that provides customers access to heavily discounted food nearing its best-by date.
Hazel Technologies, Inc. developer of USDA-funded technologies to protect produce quality, announces a second-year collaboration with Biglerville, PA-based Hollabaugh Bros., Inc., a family-owned and operated grower/packer/shipper with 65+ years of experience and 500 acres under production.
A new weapon has been brought into the war against food waste. A California startup is rolling out a product that it claims will keep fruits and vegetables longer.
The US-Patented Food Freshness Card has now saved over 1 million tons of food waste worldwide from going to landfills.
What percentage of food is wasted in the U.S.? One third. That amounts to somewhere between 492 and 1,032 pounds per person annually (estimates vary widely).
Sustainability remains a central theme in practically all agricultural industries. Food wastage is very much part of the issue.
United Natural Foods, Inc. announced today the expansion of its relationship with Too Good To Go, the innovative food waste reduction app and the largest business-to-consumer marketplace for surplus food.