What are tech solutions that focus on food waste management?
They might seem trendy, as businesses become more sustainable and even fight climate change (or at least, to project that image). But technology that monitors, analyzes, and prevents food waste is popular, especially among larger restaurant operations, because it directly affects the bottom line. For most restaurants, food will be the largest expenditure, or quite nearly. Wasting food is simply incompatible with profit. While some of the tech in this space focuses on the practices inside of individual restaurants, other tech helps you track the entire supply chain of ingredients from farm to truck to warehouse to kitchen. Still other solutions may use hardware to monitor the afterlife of food waste, to minimize a restaurant’s waste pick-ups, for instance — lowering costs for establishments or chains.
Partners with supermarkets to offer soon-to-expire food to consumers at discounted prices
A low-cost food ordering app that is transparent with its fees and rewards its vendors.
Upstart app to address food waste through tax-deductible donations, provide data on food ordering while generating positve PR.
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