Food Waste Challenges Throughout the Supply Chain

Food Waste is a challenge that acutely affects the fresh produce and f loral industry across the supply chain. In this week’s virtual town hall PMA Vice President of Supply Chain and Sustainability, Ed Treacy held a panel discussion with Anabella deFreeman of Walmart, Tom McQuillen of Baldor Specialty Foods, Irenke Meekma of Bakker Barendrecht, a Greenyard Company and Alejandra Sanchez of Taylor Farms to address the challenge of food waste and it’s business implications. Among the topics discussed were motivations behind addressing food waste and food loss, what companies are doing to eliminate food waste, the benefits of food waste initiatives for organizations and consumers alike, and the impact of COVID-19 on Food Waste initiatives.

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