Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste





Reducing food loss and waste represents a “triple-win” opportunity—for the climate, for food security and for the sustainability of our food systems. It must be a priority in these times of rising food insecurity, malnutrition and hunger across the globe.

For many of us on the planet tod...


The foods we choose do not have the same environmental impact and it may be that, when we are faced with the shelves of a supermarket, we are not clear about which choices are better than others when it comes to contributing to looking after the planet. | CEMAS magazine 16


Food waste is an issue for all of us. And across the world we are committed to meeting the global target to halve food waste by 2030 and reduce food loses.




Virtual Event, 07/09/2023

Want to know more about the circular economy for food loss and waste and how it can help to optimize the sustainability of food systems? The upcoming session is going to go through examples and good practices from all around the globe.



Hybrid Event, 13/10/2022

The Waste Watcher observatory presents the results from a recent study on food waste in 9 countries of the world: Italy, Spain, France, Germany, United Kingdom, USA, South-Africa, Brasil, Japan.

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Hybrid Event, 20/10/2022

The meeting will begin with an overview from co-chairs of Platform sub-groups of their respective areas of work and planned deliverables. Developments in food loss and waste prevention, including the global coalition ‘Food is never waste’ will be illustrated.


Hibiscus grows in many tropical and sub-tropical countries and is one of the highest volume speciality botanical products in international commerce. The herbaceous plants produce flowers which are labour intensively harvested for use in a range of products. There are many local and regional markets for hot and cold herbal beverages, jellies and confectionaries.


Stakeholders from across the Mediterranean shared practical experiences of their engagement in circular economy practices for food waste management at urban/local level. Tackling food waste and circularity from diverse angles of the Mediterranean food systems, they reflected on success factors and challenges, discussing ways to facilitate partnerships and replication of solutions across the Mediterranean.


On 14 December 2021, the European Food Banks Federation organised its Annual Forum on Food Aid and Social Inclusion with the title “Fruits and vegetables for human development: let’s take action!”. This conference is organised by FEBA together with Italmercati. On this ocassion, we bring together distinguished speakers addressing the...


In New York, during the UN Food Systems Summit all commitments to action were disclosed, and the "Food is Never Waste Coalition" was launched. This video describes the rationale and aims of the coalition.