Engaging with customers to cut plate waste
In an experiment conducted across 5 corporate restaurants in France, IFWC found that 80% of waste is generated by just …
Innovation Lab – 2022 Edition
IFWC ambitions remains to foster innovation and accelerate the development and deployment of impactful food waste solutions. To achieve this, …
EU HaFS sector reports 20% reduction in food waste
Paris, Sept 29, 2022 New data from members of the International Food Waste Coalition (IFWC) shows that food waste has …
Europe generates close to 90 million tons of bio-waste every year with 60% resulting from food waste. In light of …
IFWC is proud to present its first HaFS Food Waste Report, assembled from data gathered from almost 800 sites across …
Let’s build a more sustainable food system
The International Food Waste Coalition (IFWC) is a not-for-profit organisation, set up to foster collaboration and coordinate action to reduce food loss and waste across Europe’s hospitality and food service sector.
The scale and complexity of food waste creates a challenge that can only be tackled through cooperation between all key public and private sector players. By working together we can better identify, measure, understand and find solutions to deal with waste and build a more sustainable food system for everyone
Want to cut waste and save money, why not become an IFWC member?
As well as the environmental case, cutting food waste makes perfect business sense as Membership of the IFWC will provide you with the support needed to help your business drive change and reduce costs.
Key Account Director EMEIA
Essity, through the brand Tork, is contributing to IFWC goals in line with our focus on wellbeing, more with less and circularity. Together with the IFWC, we are committed to creating a more sustainable life away from home.
Our work with IFWC supports Veolia’s historic commitment to food loss and waste reduction through broader collaborative action and communication. This enables us to develop and promote advanced measurement, tracking, reduction and valorisation methodologies.
Group SVP, Corporate & Social Responsibility
Measurement is key in the fight against food waste, together with transparency and collaboration to define the most impactful solutions. As a founding member of IFWC, Sodexo is wholly committed to this approach as part of our daily drive to develop innovative solutions to food waste.
CSR Group Manager
At Elior, we fully support IFWC's approach to tackling food waste through a multi-sector approach, harnessing collective intelligence to solve what is a highly complex challenge.
Global Director of Sustainability
When we waste food, we also waste all the energy and water it takes to grow, harvest, transport, and package it, compounding the environmental impacts of a decision to throw food away rather than find delicious ways to reuse it. At Compass Group we align with IFWC's mission to lead by example when it comes to tackling food loss and waste
Co-Founder and CEO
The world can only address the crisis—and harness the opportunity—of food waste through strong collaboration. Leanpath is proud to be a part of IFWC’s cooperative approach to understanding, measuring and preventing food waste so we can all enjoy a more sustainable future.
Sustainable project & Change Manager
Food waste is a drain on our planet and economy. At Accor, we are excited to join forces with IFWC - to share best practices, test new ways of working with concrete and operational actions.
Olaf van der Veen
Co-founder & CEO
The fact that we face a Food waste problem of this magnitude is simply incomprehensible to us at Orbisk.The Food waste issue is complex and collaboration across the chain is imperative to provide for effective integral solutions. For that reason we applaud the IFWC initiative and are proud to be a member of it, to join forces for a better future!
Best Western Hotels&Resorts is fully engaged in reducing food waste : almost 1/4 of our hotels have the Green Key or European Ecolabel label.
It is a pleasure to be a partner of IFWC in order share good practices with other members of the coalition. We are looking forward to launching operations in our independent hotels that are volunteers to change processes and act truly
CSR and Quality Director
MRS is glad to join the Coalition since we believe that common targets, metrics and reporting, as well as collective prevention campaigns, are the most efficient ways to fight Food Waste.
Director of Marketing and Public Affairs
If we are serious about creating a more sustainable, equitable food system we must work together to solve the food waste problem. With a spirit of collaboration and innovation, Winnow is delighted to be part of the IFWC.