A new loss-conscious program focuses on selling Nature Fresh Farms imperfect produce to reduce food waste. The Waste Me Nots program was recently created to leverage Nature Fresh Farms Tomatoes, Peppers, and Cucumbers that do not meet the criteria of their Quality Control team.
Two Good Yogurt has teamed up with James Beard Award-winning Chef Marcus Samuelsson and Full Harvest for Earth Week to kick off a movement that highlights the critical role that food waste plays in our collective relationship with the climate and our stewardship of the planet. The partnership invites restaurants across the country to use rescued produce in their kitchens - a response to the reality that food waste is one of the single greatest contributors to climate change.
Danone North America's Two Good Yogurt is tackling food waste with the introduction of its Good Save product line, wrapping a year of commitment to positive impact for people and the planet for the brand. In partnership with Full Harvest, Two Good 'Good Save' uses Verified Rescued Produce to create lower sugar yogurt products with the goal of reducing food waste at the farm level. The product line is setting the standard for the emerging rescued foods market and is the first dairy product to utilize 100% Verified Rescued Produce. The initial offering features Meyer Lemons that are 100% verified rescued, with plans to launch additional flavors in 2021 and beyond.
The reports offer a look at the amount and kinds of food wasted in Denver, Colo.; Nashville, Tenn.; and New York, providing a detailed look at waste in people’s homes.
October 26, 2017
More than two-thirds of all food discarded in people’s homes in three major U.S. cities was potentially edible, and up to 68 million additional meals annually could potentially be donated to people in need in those cities, according to a pair of new reports released by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), New York, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, also based in New York.
Project Juice, a South San Francisco, Calif.-based organic cold-pressed juice processor, aims to change public perception surrounding ugly produce through the launch of its new seasonal blend for spring – Ugly and Awesome.