Food Waste

A Bid to Highlight the Global Food Waste problem.

Five hundred United Nations officials were treated to a dinner of mis-shapen fruit and vegetables last week, in a bid to highlight the global food waste problem. The produce, which had been rejected as imperfect by UK and European supermarkets, was served in the form of a lavish meal to government ministers and officials in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi on Tuesday night……
Talking from Nairobi, Stuart said the colossal waste he saw shocked him, “I had heard about the food waste problem in Kenya for years but it’s not until you see it with your own eyes that you believe it,” he says. Stuart lays part of the blame for the situation on the “absurd packaging” that the Kenyan farmers are expected to fill. Read the article here: