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Aramark and Compass Group Become Newest Signatories of the Pacific Coast Food Waste Commitment to Help Cut Regional Food Waste in Half by 2030

Aramark and Compass Group Become Newest Signatories of the Pacific Coast Food Waste Commitment to Help Cut Regional Food Waste in Half by 2030

Aramark and Compass Group — two of the country’s leading foodservice companies — have officially committed to the PCFWC’s goal of reducing food waste by 50% along the West Coast of the United States by 2030. This pre-competitive partnership builds on each company’s ongoing efforts to reduce, reuse, and recycle food waste across their operations.

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Fresh Del Monte Joins the Pacific Coast Food Waste Commitment to Help Cut Regional Food Waste in Half by 2030

Fresh Del Monte Joins the Pacific Coast Food Waste Commitment to Help Cut Regional Food Waste in Half by 2030

Today, the Pacific Coast Food Waste Commitment (PCFWC) announced that Fresh Del Monte — a global produce company that is one of the world’s leading producers, distributors, and marketers of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables — is the first grower to sign on to PCFWC’s goal of reducing and preventing food waste by 50% along the West Coast of the United States by 2030 as a climate change solution.

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Pacific Coast Food Waste Commitment Expands Food Waste Efforts to Hotels

Pacific Coast Food Waste Commitment Expands Food Waste Efforts to Hotels

In the United States, 35% of food goes unsold or uneaten. This waste has enormous impacts on the environment – consuming cropland, fresh water, and other natural resources, while contributing approximately 4% of all U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Food waste also affects the economy, notably on the Pacific Coast of the U.S. and Canada, which represents the world’s fifth-largest economy.

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USDA Addresses Supply Chain Issues, Adds Resilience and Fairness to Food System Goals

USDA Addresses Supply Chain Issues, Adds Resilience and Fairness to Food System Goals

In response to disruptions of the food supply chain and the need to transform the food system to be more fair, competitive, and resilient, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced a new United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) framework. The goal of this framework is to create “more and better markets that will benefit both producers and consumers, as well as address longstanding issues intensified by the pandemic.”

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