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If private households and the retail sector (including wholesale, hotels and restaurants) in the EU reduce food waste by 40 percent in 2020, this will result in annual savings of € 123 per person. The total savings for the EU will amount to 75.5 billion.
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FAO
Governments from 41 countries across Asia and the Pacific today concluded a five-day regional conference on improving their responses to future food security challenges and efforts to end hunger. In March 2014 Mongolia joins the SAVE FOOD Asia-Pacific Campaign.
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Telegraph.co.uk
The average British household throws away 4.2 million tonnes of food a year, or six meals a week. Start-up Sian´s Plan aims to change that. It′s a planning service that allows busy people to reduce waste and create meals on a budget.
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European Commission
Emergency measures proposed by the Commission to ban the import of certain fruits and vegetables from India.
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THEGUARDIAN
As China′s leadership announces reducing food waste as a priority, we take a look at how other countries are tackling the issue.
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Events


7–8 May
Düsseldorf, Germany
At Interpack 2014, SAVE FOOD once again presents itself with a congress featuring an international cast, during which various players are brought together in a targeted dialogue.
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7–14 May
Düsseldorf, Germany
Interpack offers members of the SAVE FOOD initiative an exclusive presentation platform. Innovationparc Packaging is a unique signature feature of Interpack and the trade fair’s intrinsic forum for future-oriented special topics.
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19–21 May
World Trade Centre, Dubai
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22–23 May
Bangkok, Thailand
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Enabling more Inclusive and Efficient Food and Agricultural Systems in Africa

18 June
Cape Town, South Africa
Hosted by FAO′S Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division in collaboration with the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA), at Stellenbosch University.
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Copenhagen, Denmark
The SAVE FOOD Partner Selina Juul will lead the event.
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Publications


Food wastage summary report
The Estimated Amount, Value, and Calories of Postharvest Food Losses at the Retail and Consumer Levels in the United States





Partnerships
(a selection)


ITENE - Packaging, Transport and Logistics Research Center

ITENE generates knowledge adding value to companies through the implementation of R&D. It works for every sector in which packaging represent a strong competitive advantage.

RPC Group - A global force in rigid plastic packaging

RPC develops and manufactures a diverse range of high quality packs for a wide variety of customers, including many household names, across a large number of market sectors.

SACDYEI - Sasam Community Development And Youth Empowerment Initiative

SACDYEI is a non-profit Organization that aims to promote the standardization of the element required in fruits, to ensure the stability of the nutrient in vegetables and the consumption of fruits and vegetable in the hygenic state.

FAO Messe Dusseldorf

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