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Metz Culinary Management Announces 30% Food Waste Reduction with Leanpath

Posted by Sam Smith, Director of Marketing on September 27, 2023

Metz Culinary Management, Inc. (Metz) recently announced its launch of the Leanpath food waste prevention initiative to help its culinary partners curtail waste in meal preparation and service, now operational in 18 Metz dining partner sites.


Metz’s food waste prevention initiative is part of the company’s commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability across its operations. Metz has set a goal of reducing food waste by 50% by 2030, in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for food waste reduction.

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6 stats that illustrate the crisis and opportunity of food waste in foodservice

Posted by Sam Smith, Director of Marketing on September 5, 2023

Food waste is a global environmental, social and financial crisis. But it is also the rare win-win scenario for the foodservice industry, where the best thing to do for the planet is also the best thing to do for a kitchen's finances.

Here are six stats to help drive that point home:

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New Research: Foodservice Contractors Save $6 for Every $1 Invested in Reducing Food Waste

Posted by Sam Smith, Director of Marketing on June 25, 2018

New research on behalf of the U.N.’s Champions 12.3 finds there is a strong business case for foodservice operators serving hospitals, schools, sports arenas and other facilities to reduce food waste.
The Business Case for Reducing Food Loss and Waste: Catering shows that for every $1 caterers invested in programs to curb food waste, they saved more than $6 in operating costs. (“Catering” here refers to “contract catering” or “foodservice contract management.”)

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