France passed a law three and a half years ago requiring supermarkets to donate unsold food to the needy instead of throwing it away, making it a leader in the fight against food waste.
Giving a whole new meaning to shelf life, avocados wearing a life-extending plant-based coating debut this week on U.S. grocery shelves. It’s one of the first products to potentially help cut down the billions of dollars in food waste each year in the United States. Click the above audio player to hear the full story.
We waste billions of dollars worth of food.
Global food loss and waste cost up to $940 billion a year.
What would be the economic effect if Americans wasted less food?
With creativity and economics in mind, more eateries are adopting the practice.