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How many grocery stores are too many?

- Analysis
A recent study looked at grocery store density in relation to one specific concern: food waste. It concluded that the two are related, but in a complex way.

Imperfect Foods raises $72MM in Series C funding

- General News
Over the past year, Imperfect Foods has seen impressive growth across key areas of the business. Specifically, average order sizes have doubled year over year and weekly order volumes have doubled since January, with more customers taking advantage of the convenient service and expanded product assortment.

Grower Alliance partners with Hazel Technologies for melons

- General News
Grower Alliance has integrated the innovative Hazel™ for Melon packaging technology into their melon supply chain with the goal of further reducing food-waste.

Pennsylvania plans to boost Ag surplus program funding, connecting hungry families with farm excess

- General News
Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller led a roundtable discussion of PASS, the Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System, which provides farmers funding to get food that would otherwise go to waste to vulnerable families who need it most at Hess Bros. Fruit Co in Lancaster. Governor Wolf requested a $1 million funding increase for the program in his 2020-21 budget proposal.

An app to fight food waste

- Analysis
Times being as they are, an app is being called into play in the war on food waste. It’s called Flashfood, and it's being used by more food retailers every month.

Apeel Sciences targets foodservice expansion

- General News
Following its rapid expansion over the last year, propelled by the expansion of avocado distribution and new produce categories with Kroger, and landing on European retail shelves at Edeka in Germany and Salling Group in Denmark, Apeel is now extending its plant-derived food-waste fighting solution beyond retail into the foodservice channel.

ERS explores produce waste

- Analysis
A study enumerates several causes of food waste in the production and distribution sectors. And some solutions.

German retailer Edeka to carry citrus with Apeel technology

- General News

Hamburg, 27 January 2020: The Edeka Group is now further extending its commitment to fighting food …

CPMA launches online waste efficiency tool

- General News

January 15, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Produce Marketing Association BB #:153602 has officially launched …

The inside story of the sachet that doubles produce life

- Analysis

A few days ago, I visited an incubator. Not for baby chicks. For technology. It is …