Archive for the ‘Agro-industrie’ Category

  • Food Waste has Environmental Downside

    Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

    Far too much of the food we produce goes to waste. This is not just a waste of resources – it is also something that has a needless detrimental effect on the environment. It is particularly the consumer who is responsible, but waste is also an issue in other parts of the food chain.
    In the [...]

  • America Wastes 40 Per Cent of Food Supply

    Friday, August 31st, 2012

    “As a country, we’re essentially tossing every other piece of food that crosses our path – that’s money and precious resources down the drain,” said Dana Gunders, NRDC project scientist with the food and agriculture programme.
    “With the price of food continuing to grow, and drought jeopardising farmers nationwide, now is the time to embrace all [...]

  • Global fish production reaches all-time high

    Monday, August 20th, 2012

    Total global fish production, including both wild capture fish and aquaculture, reached an all-time high of 154 million tons in 2011, and aquaculture is set to top 60 percent of production by 2020, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute.
    Wild capture was 90.4 million tons in 2011, up 2 percent from 2010. Aquaculture, [...]

  • Government to focus on reducing food waste

    Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

    The Government wants food waste to be “avoided as far as possible” and to ensure that supply chains are efficient and minimise waste. It also wants consumers to be more food and waste-conscious and plan to store and use food effectively. The use of surplus food used to generate energy through anaerobic digestion is also [...]