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Slashing Food Waste: Major Players Urged to ‘Step Up to the Plate’

The government calls on nearly 300 organizations and individuals to pledge to significantly cut food waste ahead of a major gathering of key players.

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Food Waste Resonates Beyond the Trash Bin

Here’s a thought to chew on before you toss out that unfinished meal or oddly shaped fruit or vegetable: U.S. consumers waste nearly a pound of food per person per day. So says a study published today by a team of Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and university scientists in the journal PLOS ONE.[…]

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$2.6 Billion Invested In Ag Tech In 2017

In its annual report, AgFunder is reporting agrifood tech investing got back on track in 2017 after a relatively subdued 2016. The past year saw a record level of venture investment–29% increase in year-over-year funding for agrifood technologies.   Read more

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