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Food Waste- a business opportunity

March 2018 | | ID: FAE90237B39EN
Ian Youngman

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Food waste is a global problem but there are many ways businesses can make money from food waste.

Rather than boring you with statistics, this report has collected hundreds of ways existing and new businesses can save and make money from food waste.

Ten examples:
  • Grape skins into drink
  • Mushroom beer
  • Edible packaging
  • Fruit powders
  • Olive waste into fuel
  • Water into jet fuel
  • Food waste into tyres
  • Potato leaves into legal drugs
  • Coffee grounds into energy
  • Pineapple leaves into textiles
Why buy thus report
  • It could save your business money
  • It could give you ideas for new revenue streams
  • It could give you ideas for a new business
  • It will lift you to see how a problem can be made into an opportunity
Companies mentioned include:
  • Approved Foods
  • Cook
  • Dash Water
  • Greene King
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Ogilvy Spirits
  • Sainsbury's
  • Spade & Barrow
  • Tesco
INTRODUCTION

The problem
Consumer Reaction
The Women’s Institute
Food labels
Image
The business case for dealing with food waste
Methods of dealing with food waste
Repurposing food waste

LEGISLATION

EU
National legislation
Good Samaritan law
Local initiatives

CATERING AND FOOD PRODUCTION WASTE

Restaurants and caterers
Root to shoot dining
Case Study: Tiny Leaf
Chef based initiatives
Doggy Bags
Portion Size
Charity donations
New technology

RETAILERS AND FOOD WASTE

Supermarkets
Case Study Tesco
Case Study Sainsbury’s
Donations
Case study Greene King

AGRICULTURE AND SUPPLY CHAIN INITIATIVES

Production
Solutions
Imperfect foods

REPURPOSING

What repurposing is
Ogilvy Spirits
Dappa
British Cassis
Mushroom beer
Sachi
Toast Beer
Non-alcoholic beverages
New fresh food product areas
Fruit powders
Freeze drying to crunch
Apple powder
Sports nutrition and health foods
Preserves
Potato Liquification
Waste fruit and vegetables
Cashews
Rice processing
Natural thickening agent
Onion peelings
Yeast
Vegetable fibres
Phytonext
Snack foods
Case Study Snact
Spare Fruit
USA ideas
RISE Products
Edible packaging
Fibrous by products
Colourants & microbeads
Textiles and fibres
Animal feed
Jet fuel and animal feed
Food waste to Tyres
Coffee husks
Packaging
CuanTec
Plastics
Building bricks
Solanesol
Potato starch biofuel
Wheat Bran

CURRAN

Sugar cane bagasse
Repurposing products used within the food chain
Cooking oil
Oyster and mollusc Shells
Coffee grounds
New Textiles
Ananas-Anam
Orange Fibre
QMilk
S.Cafe
Circular economy
Conversion of distillery and brewery water waste into fish food

FOOD WASTE INTO ENERGY

Food as fuel
UK Government’s Clean Growth Strategy
Anaerobic digestion
Cost saving energy solutions
Biocoal
Fuel for transport
Coffee grounds
Case Study: Bio-Bean
Whisky by-products
Sugar sweeteners

FOOD WASTE DIRECT SALES

Selling direct
Case study Approved Foods

TECHNOLOGY AND FOOD WASTE

Innovative technology
Preventing food waste through technology
Innovative packaging
Distribution
Technology in the kitchen
Food apps

FOOD WASTE TO CHARITY

Donating food to charity
Surplus produce supermarkets
Denmark
Norway
Nifties
Approved Foods
Case Study Real Junk Food Project
Fuel for School
Company Shop
BASIC Life and church backed ventures
FareShare
Plan Zheroes
Community Food Connection
Felix Project
Switzerland
Italy
Australia
USA
Gleaning
Community based ventures
Donating to charities
Malaysia Pit Stop Community Café


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