Denmark launches funding to fight food waste

Denmark has announced a subsidies scheme to combat food waste. The scheme was launched by the country’s minister for food and the environment, Esben Lunde Larsen. A subsidy pool worth more than DKK 5 million (almost $750,000) will be distributed to projects trying to tackle waste throughout the food chain, from production to consumption. “Each year, consumers and retailers alone waste enough food to fill 9,730 supermarket trolleys every day,” Lunde Larsen says. “And there’s…

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Denmark launches funding to fight food waste

Denmark has announced a subsidies scheme to combat food waste. The scheme was launched by the country’s minister for food and the environment, Esben Lunde Larsen. A subsidy pool worth more than DKK 5 million (almost $750,000) will be distributed to projects trying to tackle waste throughout the food chain, from production to consumption. “Each year, consumers and retailers alone waste enough food to fill 9,730 supermarket trolleys every day,” Lunde Larsen says. “And there’s…

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