From Garbage to Gold: Transforming Food Waste into Profits

Mar 10, 2024

11:30am – 12:30pm CT

In the US, 182 billion pounds of food is wasted every year. That equates to 149 billion meals and more than $444 billion wasted. Not only is this harmful for the planet, but from a business perspective, we are leaving money on the table. In this session, hear from leading food waste experts on different approaches to turning food waste into impactful products. From using more of your harvest, to upcycling food & ingredients to working with businesses and government, this session will dive into key steps to minimize food waste, maximize profits and improve the health of our planet & our people.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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Angie Crone

Upcycled Food Association

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Ben Mand

Harmless Harvest

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Dr. Lara Ramdin

Upcycled Foods Inc.

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