Food waste represents a global paradox! Whilst approximately a third of the food produced in the world each year is being wasted, at the same time nearly a billion people are unable to cover their daily needs in food.
In this respect, SavingFood offers an innovative and socially responsible solution to the food waste challenge by developing an online networked community of various stakeholders that through collective awareness, knowledge sharing, motivations and incentives, will facilitate the redistribution of surplus food and leftover crops for the benefit of the vulnerable groups of our society.
You may or may not heard about the underground activism called Food Not Bombs. The initiative started arround the ’80-s as a protest against food waste and warfare. There are Food Not Bombs groups all around the Globe, the main idea is to save food from waste, and pass it to… well basically anyone, who…Read More
SavingFood is launching an online survey to understand and investigate further current behaviors towards food waste. Our survey is targeted to citizens located in Greece, Hungary, the UK and Belgium, who are already engaged and not engaged yet to food waste reduction practices. Your views will help us design more effective strategies and support the…Read More
The SavingFood team was working hard during the summer period to prepare the ground for the pilot implementation of the project. Wireframes of the first version of the platform are ready and the technical development is ongoing in order to be ready for the first test with a limited number of users in October. As…Read More
The SavingFood (SF) Cost Calculation Tool (that will be freely available from August 2016) is a tool created specifically for businesses in the food and catering sectors, and can be used to quickly and easily determine how much the food that is regularly wasted is costing your business as well as the environment! Simply enter…Read More
SavingFood has successfully implemented the first user centered workshops in the four countries where the platform will be tested. Adopting a Living Lab methodology throughout the entire lifespan of the project we give emphasis at gathering and analyzing the needs of potential users. As such, the process of gathering user requirements is a priority for…Read More