Aqua Cultured Foods Tackles Food Waste With Dumplings Made From Mycoprotein Offcuts

3 Mins Read Mycoprotein seafood startup Aqua Cultured Foods is tacking on another category disruption beyond its alternative seafood. The Chicago-based company is using up whole-muscle offcuts from its vegan seafood in a new range of dumplings to reduce food waste. Angling toward go-to-market partnerships in the Asian foodservice category, Aqua Cultured Foods says its new dumplings featuring […]

New Zealand’s Off-Piste Provisions Explores Vegan Meat Made From Fermented Food Waste

3 Mins Read In a bid to bring more sustainability to New Zealand’s food system, the country’s Off-Piste Provisions is collaborating with food tech experts to produce plant-based protein from fermented agricultural byproducts. Partnering with one of Singapore’s leading Food Science and Technology experts, Off-Piste says it’s working on “ground-breaking research” using fermentation technology and food waste to […]

Climate Candy Is A Thing And It’s Tackling Food Waste

4 Mins Read Is climate candy set to be the next food niche? LA-based PurePlus says yes. The startup launched its first consumer brand, Faves, in 2021 as a sustainable alternative to Starburst. Today, each packet of chews contains one serving of fruits and veggies and saves scores of viable produce from ending up in landfill. According to […]

13 Ways To Reduce Your Food Waste Footprint Right Now

5 Mins Read Our world is facing an unprecedented food waste crisis, which is contributing more than 10 percent of global carbon emissions that drive the climate emergency. In addition to coming at an enormous environmental cost, discarded food compounds the issues of everyday hunger and malnutrition as well as escalating chronic health problems such as obesity and […]

How Wunderkern’s Stone Fruit Pit Vegan Ice Cream Is Tackling Food Waste

3 Mins Read No longer a guilty pleasure—vegan ice cream is now a way to combat food waste, according to Austrian food tech startup Wunderkern. The Vienna and Lower Austria-based Wunderkern, founded in 2019 by Michael Beitl, Luca Fichtinger, Fabian Wagesreither, and Sebastian Jeschko, says it’s using stone fruit pits in the best way possible. By turning them […]

Food Footprint: Which Diet Creates The Least Amount Of Food Waste?

5 Mins Read The climate crisis is rising to the top of the global agenda, waking more people up to the connection between our consumption choices and the carbon footprint it leaves behind. While some questions about the footprint of food can appear to be relatively straightforward, the reality may not always be as simple as it seems. […]

Reduced Secures $3.06 Million For Food Waste Powered Ingredients Portfolio

4 Mins Read Danish upcycled waste foodtech startup Reduced has bagged €2.9 million in its latest funding round. Led by Vækstfonden and VÅR Ventures, participation was noted from existing investors Rockstart, Pollen Capital and multiple business angels. Funding will be used to invest in cutting-edge technology and expansion of existing production facilities, alongside significant team build-out.  Reduced is […]

KIN Nets $3.7 Million For Smart Food Ecosystem That Eliminates Food Waste

4 Mins Read Hong Kong-based ombnichannel food app KIN has just closed a $3.7 million pre-Series A funding round with participation confirmed by Tony Yeung, Chris Liu, Optimus Capital, and more to connect consumers more intrinsically to their food choices while eliminating waste and the negative environmental consequences of food delivery. KIN is powered by a learning algorithm […]

Plastic Wrap Creates More Food Waste, Study Finds

3 Mins Read Purchasing fruits and vegetables packaged in plastic wrap creates two problems for the environment: more plastic and more food waste, according to new research. The U.K.-based sustainability nonprofit Wrap, looked at the sales of five fresh fruit and vegetable items over an 18-month period. It found that sales of items wrapped in plastic at retail, […]

Food Waste Fighting Startup Apeel Bags $250M In Temasek-Led Round

4 Mins Read Apeel, the startup whose tech enables longer-lasting fresh produce, has just bagged $250 million in a fresh funding round. The round, led by Singapore’s Temasek, will go towards Apeel’s continued expansion across Europe, the U.S. and U.K. It will also help the firm forge new partnerships with suppliers and retailers to “further stamp out food […]