Lidl is scrapping ‘use by’ dates on brand staple foods starting from this month. The new packaging will be introduced in a bid to cut back on food waste. Lidl will swap ‘use by’ dates for ‘best before’ dates on its own brand yoghurt and fresh milk ranges. The updated milk packaging can already be seen in some stores in England and Wales, with the changes to yoghurt expected from early 2024. Use by dates will be scrapped from packaging […]

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — The dieter’s dream of unwanted fat-absolutely free whipped product has develop into a actuality — many thanks to beer and plants? University of Copenhagen researchers have replaced milk unwanted fat with germs to build a prototype fats-free of charge, sustainable whipped cream. At this time, standard whipped cream contains 38 percent saturated extra fat, essential to provide the airy and stiff consistencies. To create an option, the workforce productively built on their get the job done of […]

Garlic scape pesto (with a touch of basil and lemon juice) over cheese ravioli.Katherine Roberts When I first moved into my current home, I had been living there for approximately two hours when one of my neighbors stopped by to say hello and provide detailed instructions on where I could take my empty moving boxes, as I was not to put them in my neighborhood dumpster, under any circumstances. Not exactly the welcome wagon and homemade pie I was expecting, […]

Posted by Celia Hernandez, Program Assistant, Office of the Chief Economist in Food and Nutrition Health and Safety Sep 29, 2021 Around the world, roughly one-third of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted from farm to table, amounting to around 1.3 billion tonnes per year. Covid-19 has exposed vulnerabilities in our food systems and heightened the need to remedy food loss and waste (FLW), both locally and globally. Reducing food loss and waste is a powerful means […]

In the context of the 2nd international food waste awareness day on 29 September 2021, the Effpa (European Former Foodstuff Processors Association) has published a video to explain the transformation of food products into feed. In this process, the companies’ leftovers are transformed and reused as ingredients in the production of animal feed. Some examples are bread, biscuits, breakfast cereals, pasta and sweets. The video is intended to be a demonstration of the contribution that the food processing sector makes […]

President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter for the conference. Ji Bingxuan, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, delivered a speech. The conference attracted 300 attendees including government officials, scholars from over 50 countries and regions. The ambassadors of 16 countries, Ministers of Agriculture from 24 countries, Deputy Ministers of Agriculture from 6 countries addressed through live or video connections. 70 guests delivered speeches. The conference has achieved 10 consensuses. First, taking actions to reduce loss […]

A recent study analyzes agricultural waste streams in Asia and charts a roadmap for establishing alternative textile value streams at scale; while Lenzing puts this into practice with a lyocell fiber made from orange pulp and wood fibers. Ag waste-based textiles a sustainable fashion solution poised for growth A farmer gathers rice straw | Image credit: DoDo Phanthamaly/Pexels As the circular apparel market is projected to reach $77 billion in the next five years and new circular textile innovations seem […]