Apeel Sciences Launches New Imaging and Data Services to Reduce Food Waste and Increase Value Across the Produce Supply Chain

October 26, 2022 Apeel Sciences

Food system innovation company Apeel announced its plan to introduce innovative new solutions that will allow stakeholders across all stages in the fresh produce supply chain to instantly and non-destructively determine the ripeness of avocados. By coupling advanced imaging technology with machine learning, Apeel has increased visibility into internal quality and ripeness, now allowing producers and grocery retailers to make more informed sorting, shipping, and merchandising decisions, which has the potential to further mitigate food waste and help consumers enjoy consistently ripe and reliable avocados.

Cooperation Announced Between of Sprk.Global and Kronen

September 20, 2022 Kronen

The cooperation provides food processing companies with excess fresh and high-quality produce, thus enabling stakeholders in the supply chain to work together to reduce food waste. The processing companies benefit from reduced purchase prices for top-quality fruit and vegetables and in turn give their operations and products a more sustainable approach.

Fresh Del Monte Joins the Pacific Coast Food Waste Commitment to Help Cut Regional Food Waste in Half by 2030

September 19, 2022 ReFED

The Pacific Coast Food Waste Commitment (PCFWC) announced that Fresh Del Monte –– a global produce company that is one of the world’s leading producers, distributors, and marketers of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables — is the first grower to sign on to PCFWC’s goal of reducing and preventing food waste by 50% along the West Coast of the United States by 2030 as a climate change solution.

Cheese Prices Are (Once Again) Soaring, but There’s Equipment that Can Help

August 30, 2022 The Cheeser Station

Foodservice operations likely have enough to worry about nowadays – labor shortages, supply chain delays, employee retainment and much more. Adding higher cheese prices just creates one more challenge. But while unnecessary cheese waste can make it harder to maximize profits, there is a new fix to that chronic problem.

Vermont Creamery Joins National Movement to Turn Food Waste into Renewable Energy

August 19, 2022 Vanguard Renewables

Vermont Creamery and Vanguard Renewables recently announced that Vermont Creamery has joined the Farm Powered Strategic Alliance, a collaborative movement to boost food waste recycling and expand renewable energy production across America. The Alliance was founded in 2020 by Vanguard Renewables, Unilever, Starbucks, and Dairy Farmers of America and now has grown to include 14 U.S. food industry leaders.