Food waste is a complex issue, affecting various stages of the food supply chain. The foodservice industry is a major contributor to global food waste meaning that there is a moral imperative to solve this issue as well as to meet consumer demand for sustainability.
- Given the social and environmental ramifications of food waste, consumers are wanting to make more sustainable choices and feel they are doing something 'good'.
- The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and exacerbated inefficiencies in the supply chain.
- In the interests of the health of their business as well as growing ESG regulatory pressure, foodservice operators will soon have to make food waste management a priority.
- To address food waste effectively, foodservice brands are having to review the entire supply chain.
- Businesses are finding innovative ways to tackle the issue, by leveraging culinary trends such as fermented and store cupboard ingredients, which are taking a star role in meals.
Reasons to Buy
- Understand the challenges and opportunities for foodservice brands in order to tap into the food waste trend.
- Gain insight into how competitors are responding to this trend.
- Access valuable strategic take-outs to help direct future decision-making and inform new product and service development.
Table of Contents
- Consumer insight
- Action against food waste
- What next?
A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:
- Saint Peter
- Rethink Food
- Gili Lankanfushi
- Farmhouse Tavern
- Just Eat
- Oak Hill Café and Farm
- Too Good To Go