"Do you know what you’ll be snacking on in February? Or drinking next June? We do. These 10 food trends are gonna be huge. From mushroom broth to pancake bites, here’s a sneak peek at the latest in food innovation. Check out these hot, new flavors and products on our shelves, plus see what our expert Trends Council has to say about them."
Upcycled Food Association Adds Dole To Membership As Consumer Awareness of How Food Impacts Climate Grows
" Today UFA announced its 100th Member, Dole Packaged Foods, LLC.
Dole is the first global consumer food brand to join the other 100 mission-driven businesses that make up the Upcycled Food Association, which has quickly become the center of gravity for the growing upcycled food industry. "
Upcycled Food: Working to elevate food to its highest value and best use
"This month, we celebrate our first birthday at UFA. One year ago, nine co-founding businesses came together to form the first food industry association dedicated to reducing food waste. Today, we are a network of more than 100 member businesses across 15 countries. "
Retailers Could Be the Most Important Player in Reducing Food Waste
"If we want to reduce food waste, we need consumer-led solutions — which can be sparked by retailers. Brands, manufacturers and other food system actors get their message through to consumers if retailers open the door for them."
"Upcycling,” a new technique of making food using discarded ingredients, is gaining momentum with entrepreneurs looking to create new food categories. Special Correspondent Allison Aubrey and Producer Mary Beth Durkin report on this growing food movement as part of NewsHours “Waste Not, Want Not” series."
"Some of the most important industrial innovations of the 21st century have been driven not by asking, ‘where is the most value?’ but by asking, ‘where is the most waste?’ These are the same question, aren’t they?" [...]
What Can the Food Waste Movement Learn from the Movement for Black Lives?
"Let’s get this out of the way. I’m not going to say, “It’s all about elevating black lives to their highest potential,” or “Let’s not let black lives go to waste, the way we let food go to waste.” That’s not the point." [...]
"A group of academic, non-profit and industry stakeholders defined “upcycled food” for the first time, setting the stage for food companies to identify their ingredients as helping to reduce food waste." [...]
What’s The Most Important Solution To Climate Change? Reduce Food Waste
"On Earth Day, we take pause to wonder, “What’s the best thing I can do for the environment?” It’s a difficult question to answer, as the list of behaviors we should be practicing to help fight climate change grows ever longer..." [...]
"In this episode, Turner Wyatt, a social entrepreneur fighting food waste and food insecurity, discusses “upcycled” food—what it is and the new organization he recently founded that is bringing companies together to fuel the future of the upcycled food economy. " [...]
Upcycled Food Association Seeks to Mainstream Upcycling
"Upcyclers formed the Upcycled Food Association to develop a formal definition of upcycling and advocate for policies that will inform consumers and accelerate marketplace acceptance of finished products and ingredients." [...]