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Kerry launches unique tool to raise awareness on food wastage

Too Good to Go, the world’s largest food saving app, provides useful food waste reduction tips for consumers within the estimator

Kerry, Ireland-based taste and nutrition company, has launched a unique tool to raise awareness of food loss and waste, as it calls for collective action in tackling food security. Kerry’s Food Waste Estimator allows consumers and manufacturers to quantify and understand the financial and environmental impact of reducing food waste either in the food chain or in the home.

With the UN estimating that a third of all food is wasted, the combined effort of consumers and manufacturers to reduce food waste can have a significant impact on creating a more sustainable food ecosystem and will be critical in solving the increasing global challenge of food security. Using just a few simple inputs, Kerry’s innovative new estimator is designed to inform users about the impact that reducing food waste can have on our planet.

In addition, the estimator enables food manufacturers to determine the impact they can have in reducing global food waste by using shelf-life extension technology across their portfolios. Research has shown that approximately 50% of consumer waste could be prevented via shelf-life extension technologies – a saving which would meaningfully reduce world hunger.

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