Food waste the international scandal
If you think a country like Australia is immune from massive food loss and wastage, you must see this short video.
AFCCC food waste solutions well received at APEC 2021
AFCCC chairman Mark Mitchell played an active role in a three day workshop conducted by APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) in June 2021, and notes that food wastage initiatives he proposed in his presentation were confirmed and referred to over the three days. He has presented at APEC since 2018 and has noticed a greater engagement from a broader selection of stakeholders which means many Member Economies are taking food wastage seriously and keen to find solutions.
Study reveals critical role of refrigeration in food waste, production and emissions
The International Institute of Refrigeration has released its 7th Informatory Note on Refrigeration and Food which concludes that a more extensive cold chain would allow better use of the food produced and limit the need for increased agricultural production – with follow on reductions in carbon dioxide emissions.
High praise from World Packaging Organisation for AFCCC cold chain solutions
The AFCCC's influence in the campaign for better cold chain processes to combat food loss and wastage has reached an influential global platform – the World Packaging Organisation. AFCCC Chairman Mr Mark Mitchell presented the AFCCC's case for a more compliant cold chain to the organisation's Corporate Partners meeting in May 2021.
AFCCC issues call to arms at APEC to halt huge food loss and wastage
The Chairman of the AFCCC, Mr Mark Mitchell, made a 'call to arms' at the APEC 2021 conference on 14 April 2021 for players in the cold chain to make far better use of existing technologies as a means of building a robust and compliant cold chain.
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.
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.