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Andrew Shakman Gets Waste Fit Champion Award

Posted by Leanpath on October 31, 2018

Leanpath CEO Andrew Shakman has been recognized in the inaugural Waste Fit Champion Awards. Award sponsors Rubicon Global, Sustainable Brands, Wharton Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership and Goodr teamed up to recognize zero waste warriors who are driving change in their business or city to reduce waste and expense.

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LeanPath team digs deep for World Food Day 2018

Posted by Leanpath on October 16, 2018

At LeanPath, we’re excited that World Food Day, October 16th, has once again arrived. Given the need to sustainably feed 9.6 billion citizens by 2050, and the many challenges in the global food system that we currently face, it is indeed an important event on the calendar – and it means a lot to us.

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LeanPath Wins EMIES Distinguished Program Award

Posted by Leanpath on October 11, 2018

Pictured: EMIES Award Winners. Michael Robb, LeanPath Business Development Manager, Second from left

The San Diego Food System Alliance has recognized LeanPath with its Distinguished Program "EMIES" Award. 

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James Beard Foundation & LeanPath Team Up to Prevent Food Waste

Posted by Leanpath on October 9, 2018

Oct. 9, 2018 - The James Beard Foundation today announced the launch of Waste Not, a multi-year campaign designed to encourage culinary professionals and home cooks to reduce food waste. LeanPath is the foundation’s official food waste tracking partner and is providing tracking technology and analytics for the campaign’s new “Creating a Full-Use Kitchen” curriculum for culinary professionals.

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The Ultimate Guide to Preventing Food Waste at the Buffet

Posted by Leanpath on October 5, 2018

There are three big reasons the buffet is a key source of food waste.

First, it’s challenging to match supply and demand in an all-you-care-to-eat format. The default is overproduction: better to have too much on display than disappoint a customer with too little. 

Second, a buffet has to be aggressively merchandised. Half empty pans and blank spots on the line kill the look of a bountiful buffet. 

And third, when faced with that bounty, customers have a hard time gauging their own appetite and will often simply take more than they can eat, leading to excessive plate waste.

The good news is that you don’t have to sacrifice customer satisfaction or the visual appeal of a buffet to dramatically cut food waste. Pulling best practices gleaned from LeanPath’s decade-plus experience in food waste prevention, as well as intelligence from The World Wildlife Fund and The Rockefeller Foundation, we offer a new, free whitepaper for chefs and managers.

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Topics: Food Waste Musings, Press Releases, Latest News, Food Waste Prevention Newsletter, Food Waste News, Leanpath Awards