27 Apr '17, 4pm

[email protected] shares a way to help feed 1 billion people. Need to grow the @SmartColdChain to do it!

.@JohnMandyck shares a way to help feed 1 billion people. Need to grow the @SmartColdChain to do it!

When we think of food waste, we usually think first about our own consumption, and that’s a great start. But it’s just the start. From commercializing “ugly” produce that once never would have made it to the supermarket to revolutionizing expiration dates, the developed world has been making leaps and bounds in reducing its food waste. But there’s another, less visible but even more important problem: two-thirds of the food that is lost or wasted on the planet happens at the production or distribution level. This is happening mainly in emerging economies due in large part to a lack of reliable cold chain. “We grow and produce enough food today to feed 10 billion people,” explains John Mandyck, Chief Sustainability Officer at United Technologies Corporation . “We live on a planet of 7 billion people. And only about 6 billion people are getting enough food.” What is a Cold C...

Full article: http://ecosalon.com/growing-the-cold-chain-an-essential-k...

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