A thriving, efficient and sustainable food industry is central to Australia’s economy, regional job security and prosperity, yet 40% of all the food we produce goes to waste.
A CRC to secure Australia’s food future
The Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre will reduce food waste throughout the supply chain, transform unavoidable waste into innovative high-value co-products and engage with industry and consumers to deliver behavioural change.
Winning this fight has a $20 billion annual prize by increasing industry profitability, tackling food insecurity and enhancing Australia’s reputation as a sustainable and trusted producer of premium food products.
Value-chain Food Waste/Losses in Australia: $20 Billion per Annum
FIGHT FOOD WASTE CRC PARTICPANTS
44 Industry Partners
8 University Partners
5 State Agencies
FIGHT FOOD WASTE CRC CONTRIBUTIONS
The CRC has funding for 10 years until 2028.
Thought provoking piece by @ProfALowe 👏🏻 https://t.co/yPmQARusbV
Responsible for delivering a nation-wide #food industry voluntary commitment, assist in the delivery of the #NationalFoodWasteStrategy Implementation Plan & lead @FoodWasteCRC consumer behaviour change project. More details: https://t.co/Gn3ppTHuM7 Appns close 14/1/19 at 5pm