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Bioplastic and more from food waste

Israel’s TripleW (see here previously) is now in full production on an industrial scale at its new facility in Belgium. It is converting massive amounts of food waste into biodegradable plastic plus biogas for energy production.  Watch the video for … Continue reading

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Preventing food waste in the Netherlands

Israel’s Wasteless (see here previously) is rolling out its dynamic pricing systems across 70 Hoogvliet stores in the Netherlands. The Wasteless algorithm will automatically update prices on the shelf, within Hoogvliet’s store operations app, and at the checkout. https://nocamels.com/2022/09/supermarkets-use-ai-to-cut-prices/

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Preventing food waste in seven countries

Latest news about Israel’s Wasteless (see here previously). It is now saving supermarkets in seven countries from throwing out expired food by using its AI to reduce prices dynamically as the expiry date approaches. https://nocamels.com/2022/09/supermarkets-use-ai-to-cut-prices/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPXr6RWkubA

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Preventing food waste

This latest Israel21c article features several Israeli foodtech startups not previously included in this newsletter.  They include Anina (ugly vegetables), Ripe Guard (expiry dates), Varcode (time & temperature tags), Bountica (antifungal peptides), ZOEPAC, and a new video from Yarok Microbio. … Continue reading

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Turning food waste into plastic

Israel’s TripleW converts organic waste into bioplastics via a lactic acid that can be used in manufacturing many products. TripleW has received a €2.2 million grant from the European Union as part of a consortium of companies that are part … Continue reading

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Colored sensors to prevent food waste

Israel’s Evigence develops visual freshness sensors with “smart” chemicals that change color to alert if a product is nearing its expiry date. In Q1 2021, Russia’s largest food retailer, X5 Retail Group, is to pilot the Green Dot label in … Continue reading

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Reducing food waste

To commemorate World Food Day on Oct 16, Calcalistech issued a summary of 10 Israeli companies working to tackle food waste. Most were reported here previously except Save Foods (which uses hydrogen peroxide to extend the shelf-life of food) and … Continue reading

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Packaging to cut food waste

I’ve reported previously (see here) on many Israeli food packaging innovations to reduce some of the 40% food wasted in shops and at home. Now Israel’s Ministry of Agriculture is to award a NIS 9.5 million grant, as part of … Continue reading

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Reducing food waste and shopping bills

US supermarkets throw away 25 million tons of food each year. Israeli startup Wasteless cuts food waste and shopping costs. Its system enables supermarkets to lower prices of products nearing their expiration date. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5FKSmWIcjQ http://israelbetweenthelines.com/2018/11/21/supermarkets-about-to-super-save/ https://www.wasteless.co/ https://www.israel21c.org/food-expiration-dates-are-about-to-undergo-a-revolution/

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Program to curb food waste

Israel’s Agriculture Ministry has developed a program to help stem the estimated 18 billion shekels ($5 billion) of food that is wasted annually. It includes funding the harvesting of crops that farmers cannot sell and their distribution to needy families. … Continue reading

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