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Food, Drink Giants Pledge to Halve Food Waste

World – 29th June, 2015 - Unilever, Nestlé, Anheuser-Busch InBev and many other top food and beverage organizations, all individuals from the Consumer Goods Forum, have resolved to halve food waste inside of their operations by 2025, contrasted with a 2016 baseline.

In the ballpark of 30 percent of food produced is wasted every year with food waste in charge of including 3.3 billion metric huge amounts of GHG emanations, the CFG says.

The 400-member association a week ago affirmed a food waste determination, the third determination of the CGF’s Sustainability Pillar. The other two resolutions, received in 2010, intend to accomplish zero net deforestation by 2020 and starting the stage out hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants by 2015.

The food waste determination additionally says CFG member manufacturers and retailers will add to the UN objectives by 2030 to:
  • Halve per capita global food waste at the consumer level; and
  • Reduce food losses along production and supply chains including post-harvest losses and maximize the value of the remaining waste.
A steering committee of global organizations including the CGF is developing a protocol aimed at helping countries reduce food loss and waste.

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Food, Drink Giants Pledge to Halve Food Waste Reviewed by Olumide Idowu on Monday, June 29, 2015 Rating: 5
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