We’re all about reducing foodwaste, but we’re also keen on provide insight into food safety. Food safety is important for everyone, and we can take some very simple steps to ensure we are educated and protected. Handling Handling foods improperly can lead to food-poisoning. Always make sure you wash your hands after handling certain foods […]
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Well, to be honest, the world has a foodwaste problem. According to the National Zero Waste Council’s research on household food waste in Canada, almost 2.2 million tonnes of edible food is wasted each year, costing Canadians in excess of $17 billion. But that’s just household foodwaste. Supply-chain and retail foodwaste is also a major […]
Throw no more is an idea conceived by a group of Norwegians who wanted to reduce food waste. It started off as a simple app that conveniences stores could use to prevent hot-dogs from being wasted. The app was very successful in mitigating hot-dog loss. We are saying this with a straight face. Since then, […]
As a consumer, you don’t want to confuse “best before” with “expired”. Best before dates deal with food quality, not safety. They are not expiry dates. So what happens after the “best before” date has passed? The food will likely lose some of its freshness, flavour and nutritional value, but in many cases will still be […]