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October 14, 2016 – International Food Waste Coalition celebrates first year with expansion of successful SKOOL food waste pilot programme into new schools
Brussels, October 14, 2016 – One year since its creation by founding members Ardo, McCain, PepsiCo, SCA, Sodexo, Unilever Food Solutions and WWF, the International Food Waste Coalition — a collaborative farm-to-plate alliance against food waste throughout the food service industry — continues to promote value chain collaboration, implement concrete actions and drive the conversation around food waste reduction. The Coalition is currently rolling out its first action-oriented programme, SKOOL, designed to help schools across Europe reduce food waste.

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October 13, 2016 – 2016 SKOOL Report
SKOOL is our first action-oriented programme to help schools adopt a comprehensive approach to reduce food waste and enable children to play their part.
Through SKOOL, we are building a comprehensive approach to reduce food waste at school.
Our ambition is to deliver packages to value chain players, education teams and cafeteria
and kitchen staff to implement reduction actions along the whole food chain.

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March 14, 2016 – FAO partners with the IFWC to fight against food waste in the food services sector
The Food and agriculture organization (FAO) and the International Food Waste Coalition (IFWC) join effort will benefit from the complementarity strengths of each organization. The collaboration will contribute to food and nutrition security by reducing quantitative and qualitative food loss and waste, thus mitigating the pressure on the global agri-food systems with its already scarce natural resources for increased production demanded by the global population.

To know more on the partnership, consult the article on the FAO website in English
To know more on the partnership consult the article on the FAO website in French


October 15, 2015 – International Food Waste Coalition: a collaborative farm-to-fork approach against food waste throughout the food services value chain.
Brussels, October 15 2015 – With a value chain wide approach, from the field to the plate, Ardo, McCain, PepsiCo, SCA, Sodexo, Unilever Food Solutions and WWF have joined forces and their expertise to fight against food waste in the food services sector starting in Europe. The ultimate objective of the founding members of the International Food Waste Coalition (IFWC) is to inspire other companies and organisations to adopt comprehensive food waste reduction programs.

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