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Recent Releases from Second Harvest / VCM International

Second Harvest and Value Chain Management International release The Avoidable Crisis of Food Waste Report

Published Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:02:49 EST Read More

New research shows 58% of food produced in Canada is wasted Nearly 60 percent of food produced in Canada - amounting to 35.5 million metric tonnes - is lost and wasted annually. Of that, 32 percent - equalling 11.2 million metric tonnes of lost food - is avoidable and is edible food that could be redirected to support people in our communities. The total financial value of this potentially rescuable lost and wasted food is a staggering $49.46 billion. These unprecedented findings a...... Click here to read this release



Second Harvest and Value Chain Management International release ground-breaking research on the food waste crisis in Canada on January 17th in Toronto

Published Sat, 12 Jan 2019 16:03:49 EST Read More

• 58% of all food produced - 35.5M metric tonnes - is lost or wasted • Only 42% of all food produced in Canada ever makes it to market • 11.2M metric tonnes of lost food could be rescued, but isn’t Second Harvest, Canada’s largest food rescue organization, is releasing The Avoidable Crisis of Food Waste on January 17, 2019, in partnership with Value Chain Management International. This ground-breaking research provides new baseline data, taken directly from in...... Click here to read this release