Entries by Tyler Scheviak

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Can You Be Sued for Donating Food?

Food waste is a well-known issue and many of us are contributing to the problem without thinking much of it. However, how is it that 11% of the world’s population is hungry and we are tossing out so much food? There is a large disparity and an obvious gap here that must be bridged. Much of this is a result of people worrying they will be sued for donating food.

8 of the Coolest Products that Reduce Food Waste

Our buying decisions impact the resulting supply chain actions.

Buying products that use ingredients that would otherwise be wasted is a great step to reducing your footprint.

We detail eight innovative companies that have tackled the food waste issue head-on and made it tasty by using “upcycled” ingredients.

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What is Dynamic Routing and How Does it Work for Fresh Produce?

Dynamic routing involves determining the best route for something based on the current set of conditions.

In the food supply chain, an example would be sending fresh produce to retailer sites based on the expected shelf life of the produce. This ensures that the food nearest to expiration goes to the closest stores and spends the least time in transportation until it is on the shelf.