We live in a world with an abundance of foods. Because of this, both consumers and restaurants produce more food waste than they need. In China, 5% of the entire country’s food is thrown away. In this article, we will discuss how sustainable packaging options can help us lower food waste in and around Asia.
Asia produces more than 50% of the world’s food waste, according to Food Navigator, with just three countries – China, Japan and South Korea – contributing more than half of that. Now, a growing number of startups and tech companies are setting out to help Horeca companies reduce waste.
As awareness of the havoc caused by plastic waste on the environment grows globally, companies large and small are exploring means to make an impact for good. One solution proving increasingly popular in Asia is the zero-waste store.