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The keynote speaker for the second SAVE FOOD Congress was the Senegalese musician, politician, and Grammy winner Youssou N‘Dour.
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SAVE FOOD Congress looks at supply chain solutions

Business, government, and research representatives gather at interpack 2014 to discuss solutions to food waste along the entire value chain.
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Sterling Contract Packaging hits recycling milestone

The company recycled 97% of the waste produced at its facilities, and further invested in energy-reducing lighting.
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Pacific Foods donates 24,000 cartons of soup per month for food bank

Kudos to Tualatin, OR-based organic food and beverage company Pacific Foods for taking a proactive approach to the challenges of food waste and food insecurity in the U.S. Last August, 2,000 cases of soup rolled off the lines at Pacific Foods, but they weren’t heading to the grocery store.
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PMMI joins SAVE FOOD initiative

PMMI to leverage its connections with the packaging and processing supply chain to help the SAVE FOOD initiative to create a more sustainable food supply.
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How retailers can cut food waste, shave costs & appeal to consumers

Hartman Worldview looks at retailers that are successfully reducing food waste, and offers food manufacturers and retailers advice on waste-reduction strategies.
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Packaging in a world of shrinking resources

The 2013 Global Sustainability Summit offers insights on how manufacturers and retailers can preserve resources to meet the needs of a growing population.
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PAC board approves the PAC Food Waste initiative

PAC launches initiative to investigate the causes, identify opportunities for innovation, extend product shelf life, and inform and educate to the broader community on food waste.
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Consumer confusion over food expiration dates causes massive food waste

New study cites inconsistent and ineffective food dating system as a major case of food waste in the U.S., outlining challenges and recommendations.
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Chicken Packaging is something to cluck about, says AMERIPEN

New study from AMERIPEN cites how packaging for chicken reduces contamination, increases product variety and convenience, and reduces food waste.
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Study points to packaging as a solution to food waste in supply chain

A study done in Australia uncovers where and why food waste occurs within the supply chain and suggests packaging technologies that may help reduce this waste.

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