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How healthcare foodservice is adapting

Posted by Julie Meyers /// Business Development Manager on April 3, 2020

CBORD, an integrated technology provider, hosted a webinar focusing on the many challenges that COVID-19 poses for healthcare foodservice professionals. Panelists from Indiana University Health and Duke Raleigh Hospital shared stories and strategies they've implemented to keep their patients and teams safe and nourished amid this crisis. We've included our key takeaways from this valuable call and a link to the full webinar for you.

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Topics: Kitchen Culture, Food Waste Strategies

COVID-19 reminds us that foodservice is central to community and connection

Posted by Andrew Shakman, Co-Founder & CEO on April 1, 2020

At Leanpath, tracking food waste on an hourly basis around the world, we’ve watched as COVID-19 has been felt across the global foodservice industry. As we’ve seen many operations forced to shut down abruptly, we’ve also seen an associated spike in food waste levels. We’ve had a unique vantage point from which to watch this set of adverse changes.

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Topics: Announcements

Using custom date ranges to track COVID-19 impacts on food waste

Posted by Brian Boshes /// Director of Product on March 27, 2020

For some in the foodservice industry, part of the recovery from COVID-19 will involve filing insurance claims. Part of those claims may include coverage for food that had to be wasted as a result of the crisis. We wanted to give our clients a walk through on two ways to generate the relevant reports from your Leanpath data.

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Topics: Announcements

Supporting World Water Day

Posted by Steven Finn, Vice President of Food Waste Prevention. on March 20, 2020

[Note: Please see here for advice on reducing food waste during a Covid-19 shut down.]

Sunday, March 22, is World Water Day, an annual observance organized by the United Nations.

We all know the importance of food in our daily lives – and at no time is that more important than in the virus-impacted world of today when our food supplies are being unexpectedly disrupted. So it is fitting that at this point in time we also reflect on our most precious natural resource – water – which makes the growth of our food possible.

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Topics: Announcements, Food Waste Policy

COVID-19 and food waste prevention

Posted by Robb White, CEC CCA AAC; Executive Chef & Food Waste Prevention Catalyst on March 17, 2020

As the situation around COVID-19 continues to evolve, many foodservice operations around the globe are experiencing impacts.  With a focus on health and safety, operations are temporarily closing, adjusting hours to limited service, or changing service styles to remove self-service or buffets - anything to mitigate the chance of spreading the virus. Foodservice teams may be notified with short notice of these changes in an effort to further protect our communities.  

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Topics: Kitchen Culture, Food Waste Strategies