Food Waste Tied to Supply Chain — FoodDive.com

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Food waste in the United States, and elsewhere, is a major issue. There is now evidence that at least some food waste is the result of supply chain inefficiencies:

“While it may be easy to point fingers at picky American consumers as the heart of the problem, there are issues throughout the supply chain. 40% of the waste in North America is caused by something other than the consumer, according to FAO.”

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