Food Waste

7 Articles Found

The Food Waste Challenge: Increase Sustainability & Reduce costs | Infographic

04 December 2019

Reducing food waste is profitable from three points of view. Saving costs, protecting resources and fighting hunger. Take a look at this infographic to see what Testo has to say about their take on food waste...

How can I reduce food waste through effective inventory management?

07 October 2019

You may have noticed that food waste is trending on many media channels recently. This is an international crisis which we as the food industry must urgently address. It is not only an ethical discussion but consider how many Rands does your business throw into waste every year?

How 26 Percent of Participants Transferred Bacteria from Raw Chicken to Their Salads

30 August 2019

The debate on whether or not to wash raw poultry is a fierce one, but until recently it was not a debate backed by science. A recent study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) further demonstrates that individuals are putting themselves at risk of illness when they wash

Clean THEN Sanitize: A One-Two Punch to Stop Foodborne Illness in the Kitchen

30 August 2019

You’re about to sit down to a nice meal with a freshly cooked chicken breast. You have your dishes in the dishwasher and you’ve finished wiping down your surfaces. You’re done in your kitchen, right? Wrong! Whenever you cook raw meat or poultry, make sure you clean AND sanitize n

Seeing food wasted makes us mad - But should it?

12 September 2018

There is currently a grand consensus of academics, policymakers and food campaign groups that “something must be done” to reduce food wastage. Malnutrition is real, but so too is the obesity crisis.

Consumers, not supermarkets, need empowering to tackle the food waste crisis

26 June 2017

Consumers, not supermarkets, need empowering to tackle the food waste crisis, or so say expert psychologists. A new trans-national research study has set out the key psychological drivers that lead to consumers wasting food.

Tackling the food waste challenge with technology

22 February 2017

Innovation in packaging and refrigeration can reduce waste – as can changes in behaviour. The challenges of the 21st century will stretch our collective capacity for innovation like never before. Take food security...