National Food Waste Summit

The countdown is on for the highly anticipated 2024 National Food Waste Summit in Melbourne on 24-25 July. Promising to be a pivotal event in the fight against food waste, this year's summit boasts an impressive lineup of international speakers and Australian experts, all united in their dedication to addressing one of the most critical environmental challenges of our time.

The National Food Waste Summit is hosted by End Food Waste Australia, Australia's leading organisation dedicated to ending food waste and insecurity for a more sustainable Australian food industry. It will be held from Wednesday 24 July 8am-6pm to Thursday 25 July 8am-4pm. The theme of this year's Summit is 'ending food waste starts with all of us'.

Sessions will discuss topics including;

  • Can we really end food waste? And why we can’t afford not to
  • Measured & Managed: How food waste reporting can inform impactful action for businesses
  • Food waste challenges of tomorrow and what you need to consider today
  • Sign in, Sign up: Technology accelerating food waste action
  • Start-up solutions to food waste challenges
  • Inaugural Leading Change Food Waste Action awards
  • Reimagined: Food waste free cities of the future
  • Saving Australia’s fruit and vegetables – opportunities from farm to fork
  • Engaging consumers: behaviours that stick and changes with impact
  • Food waste proof your products: unlock the possibilities of packaging and consumer touch points

The event will also be hosting Foodbank Australia's inaugural Leading Change Food Waste Action Awards on day one.

End Food Waste Australia (formally Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre and Stop Food Waste Australia) is proud to host Australia's biggest gathering, dedicated to ending food waste.

Network and participate in candid discussions and debates with leading industry, government and research experts to help inspire solutions that will deliver economic, social, and environmental benefits for all Australians. Attendance is recommended for changemakers, and anyone interested in helping to solve Australia's food waste challenge.

Register here to attend – don't miss out!

The National Food Waste Summit and Tradeshow is an integral and industry leading event in Australia's journey to halving food waste by 2030. Food & Drink Business is the official media sponsor of the 2024 summit.

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