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Whitepaper: It’s time to end food waste

Posted: 25 April 2018 | | No comments yet

The amount of food we waste every year equals to 9 billion fish, 1 trillion bags of potatoes, 75 million cows, 574 billion eggs, 763 billion boxes of pasta, 3.7 trillion apples and enough olive oil to fill 11,000 Olympic size pools.

The world needs to produce in the next 40 years the equivalent of all of the food produced in the last 10,000 years.”

Agriculture is the world’s most globalized industry. A large share of food travels thousands of kilometres, is handled by hand, by complex
machinery, treated with extreme care, packed, cleaned, shipped, displayed – and then? And then about 30% of this extremely complex product gets thrown away.

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