Public health experts are pushing for more fruit and vegetable consumption for the health of both human beings and the planet. But is there enough produce to go around? To give the short answer: not yet.
According to the USDA, papayas are the most wasted fruit at retail, with 43.1% going unsold, which makes sense given the tropical fruit has less mainstream appeal, easily bruised skin, and vulnerability to chill damage.
The data was released concurrently with the new USDA, Environmental Protection Agency and FDA strategy to reduce food waste as part of the Trump administration’s Winning on Reducing Food Waste Month.
To what end will we go to extend shelf life?
Natures Natural Solutions has announced that the Food Freshness Card has won the Gold Medal in the 2019 Edison Awards in the Food Tech Solutions.
The new “Too Good to Waste” program from Lidl UK is a different take on so-called “ugly” produce.
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Feb. 1, 2019) — Hy-Vee is announcing a new pilot program with …