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Culinary Conservation

Consumer demand to eliminate food spoilage prompts waste minimization apps

Implications - Brands are developing systems that minimize environmental devastation through digital features. This is especially attractive to the millennial shopper who is tech-savvy and interested in green living due to heightened exposure to ecological information via the Internet. Moreover, by incorporating technology, new conservationist concepts are also of mass appeal to young demographics with a preference for handheld convenience.
Workshop Question — How could your brand integrate technology in order to be more eco-friendly?
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Featured Examples

Leftover Food-Trading Apps
Leftover Food-Trading Apps
The 'LeftoverSwap' App is Designed to Help Locals Trade Leftover Food
Sometimes leftover food just loses its appeal on the second day it sits in the fridge, which can be quite wasteful. ‘LeftoverSwap’ is an app in development that is looking to tackle this... MORE
Local Food Donation Apps
Local Food Donation Apps
The 'Olio' App Helps Independent Grocers Share Surplus Food Products
‘Olio’ is a new app that helps independent grocers share their surplus food with consumers instead of simply throwing it away. While many people are making an effort to reduce food waste,... MORE
Sustainable Digital Micro-Grocers
Sustainable Digital Micro-Grocers
Farmstead's AI Calculates and Predicts Orders to Reduce Waste
‘Farmstead’ is the name of a newly launched farm-to-fridge grocery delivery service for the San Francisco Bay Area that offers convenience to consumers and prioritizes reducing waste in... MORE
Food Donation Apps
Food Donation Apps
The 'Foodcloud' App Will Distribute Unwanted Grocery Store Food to Charities
UK supermarket chain Tesco has begun testing a new food donation app called ‘FoodCloud,’ which will share unsold food with local charities. With many grocery stores throwing out massive... MORE
Surplus Food Donation Apps
Surplus Food Donation Apps
The 'Spoiler Alert' App Helps Streamline Supermarket Food Donations
‘Spoiler Alert’ is a new surplus food donation app that makes it easier for grocery stores to donate their extra inventory. Currently there are a number of barriers that prevent... MORE
Food Conservation Apps
Food Conservation Apps
The FoodKeeper App Minimizes Waste with Cooking and Storage Tips
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Cornell University and the Food Marketing Institute have collaborated to release ‘FoodKeeper,’ a food conservation app that educates... MORE
Food Expiry Apps
Food Expiry Apps
'The Fridge' is an App That Warns When Your Groceries Will Spoil
It’s unfortunate when you buy fresh produce and it ends up wasting away in the fridge. However, Steven Masuch of the Zanopan Design Corporation has come up with a solution to combat food from... MORE

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