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
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 Program supports industry-led collaborations between industry, researchers and the community.
The CRC has funding for 10 years until 2028.
Thanks @waiteresearch for having our CEO @SteveLapidge at your public Waite in the Spotlight event today. Steve loves sharing the important fight #foodwaste message as we all have a responsibility to tackle this issue together #WITS2018 #zerohunger #waronwaste #waronwasteau https://t.co/nzi32hngrg
Our CEO @SteveLapidge has spent 20+ yrs working with agribusiness CRCs. He led the development of our bid and has represented #Australia at G20, OECD and national #foodwaste forums. He's a member of #NationalFoodWasteStrategy Steering Committee and a Non-Executive Director @AIFST https://t.co/uFQwOuFyNI
Thank you again to @TimWhetstoneMP #SouthAustralian Minister for Primary Resources and Regional Development who officially opened our CRC last week. We appreciate all the support we have had from the SA government and how lucky are we to have our HQ in beautiful #RadAdelaide! https://t.co/btNY7BQSRM