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The Australian Food Cold Chain Council (AFCCC) is a non-for-profit group of industry leaders committed to reducing food wastage and improving innovation, compliance and food safety for the Australian community.

Services

IMPROVING COMPLIANCE

Working with all sections of the cold chain to greatly improve compliance to existing standards and regulations

A CONDUIT TO GOVERNMENT

Making the Council’s combined expertise available to Governments to achieve best environmental and food wastage outcomes

RESOURCE REPOSITORY

Collecting and sharing of Australian and global standards, codes and regulations relating to food handling

FOOD WASTE FOCUS

Applying the Council’s tools, technologies and workforce to reduce food wastage through better cold chain practices

COMMUNITY ALERTS

Encouraging and motivating organisations closest to the community to change household food management and waste culture

GROW THE MEMBERSHIP

Encouraging wider responsibility for better food management by growing its membership and its expertise

About Us

The Australian Food Cold Chain Council, established in August, 2017, is Australia's first advocacy group to improve compliance and standards in the handling of food at all levels of the cold chain. It is affiliated with the Global Food Cold Chain Council.

CREDIBLE

Australia's leaders of the cold chain industry, covering manufacturing, food transport, refrigeration and cold chain services are determined to be part of the solution to food wastage and its environmental damage.

KNOWLEDGEABLE

The AFCCC is industry focused and extremely capable, and will apply whatever pressure is needed to change the industry for the better.

FOOD WASTE SHARE OF EMISSIONS
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GOOD FOOD DISCARDED BY AUSTRALIANS
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FRUIT AND VEGS REJECTED ON LOOKS BY SHOPS
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OUR CURRENT PROJECTS

AFCCC URGES TEMPERATURE IMPORTANCE AT APEC

The crucial importance of constant temperature monitoring of food in transit was stressed by AFCCC Chairman Mark Mitchell at the June 2018 APEC High Level Policy Dialogue on Food Waste, held in Taipei.

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VIETNAM SUMMIT REVEALS CRITICAL ROLE OF EFFICIENT COLD CHAIN

The critical role of the cold chain in food supply and production was brought into sharp focus at another in the series of World Cold Chain Summits, held on 7 and 8 March 2018 in Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam, and attended by Australian Food Cold Chain Chairman Mark Mitchell.

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NATIONAL FOOD WASTE STRATEGY

Australian Government

Within just a few months of its formation, the AFCCC has been honoured to be offered a seat on the National Food Waste Strategy Steering Committee that will guide the Australian Government's food waste mission to halve the country's food waste by 2030.

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FIGHT FOOD WASTE COOPERATIVE RESEARCH CENTRE

Academia and Industry

AFCCC is involved in this new Centre, for which significant funding has recently been approved. The Federal Government has announced approval of a $30 million grant that is expected to play a big role in reducing food wastage.

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LATEST NEWS

AFCCC plays major role at APEC food waste dialogue Read More

VALE JOHN HOWELL – Transport refrigeration pioneer Read More

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