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WINNOW: the “waste meter”

WINNOW: the “waste meter”

Marc Zornes, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Winnow, a London-based startup launched in May 2013, presents the new technology as an opportunity for hospitality companies to improve their bottom line. The tool, “waste-meter”,  is a large electronic scale...

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Where the next Wefood?

Where the next Wefood?

 “If Copenhagen were a person, that person would be generous, beautiful, elderly, but with a flair. A human being that has certain propensities for quarrelling, filled with imagination and with appetite for the new and with respect for the old - somebody who takes...

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Laura’s zucchini cake

Laura’s zucchini cake

#dairy-free I don’t like the ordinary, I prefer exploring… My zucchini chocolate cake is delicious and healthy at the same time: no butter, no milk, only raw sugar. Moreover you can't imagine the amazing taste of the avo mousse on top! It's also a perfect snack for...

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The daily bread through Mc Curry’s lens

The daily bread through Mc Curry’s lens

The exhibition of Steven Mc Curry can’t leave indifferent, it seems to have hands to scroll us from our daily routine and lips to communicate all the details of the various scenarios in the globe.  Is it for real? This is the first spontaneous question. Yes, it’s a...

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The pears we saved

The pears we saved

Two pears have been accidentally forgotten in a corner of the fridge. When they were picked from the local farmer market they were gorgeous, now are wrinkled, slightly rotten. Anyway it’s possible to save them: they can easily be used for a delicious...

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eat with your stomach, not with your eyes

The French supermarket Intermarché introduced lumpy and misshapen fruit and vegetables to combat food waste, giving their own aisle and selling them at a 30% discount. “Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables” is the campaign launched in 2014 with the support of advertising...

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global food loss and waste

Global food loss and waste 30 percent of cereals   40–50 percent of root crops, fruits and vegetables   20 percent of oilseeds, meat and dairy products 35 percent of fish [FAO 2015, estimated yearly by quantity at roughly]...

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Rio: free gourmet meals for homeless

“I thought, this is an opportunity to do something that can make a difference”, Massimo Bottura In a fraying section of downtown Rio, a pack of the world’s most venerated chefs with the help of a crew of orange-aproned servers (some of the volunteers had traveled from...

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two halves, one world

½ Social and cultural conditions of small- and medium-scale farmers, fisheries, food manufactories are the causes of food loss in low-income countries, where men and women play different roles. In rural settings, while women are often the main actors, social barriers...

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food waste

Around 1,3 billion tons of food are wasted annually in the world, which correspond to almost 1/3 of the food production (FAO data). Only in EU are thrown away around 88 million tons of edibles, 180 kilos each every year, with associated costs totally estimated at 143...

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