Marnowanie jedzenia wzrasta w czasach koronawirusa :( – materiał z USA

Kolejny sygnał, że w czasach pandemii rośnie problem związany z marnowaniem jedzenia (tym razem USA)…

'The coronavirus has massively disrupted the food supply chain. Before the crisis, over half of Americans’ food dollars was spent outside the home, at restaurants and other food service locations. But with that industry largely shuttered, many farmers have found themselves without a market for their crops, even as demand at grocery stores and food banks rises.

While farmers would like to sell their excess produce to grocery outlets or donate it to food banks, they’re up against an inflexible supply chain that is specialized for the end customer. Longstanding contracts between farmers, restaurants, schools and grocery stores determine how the crops will be packaged and processed. So it’s just not easy to find new markets and set up new distribution channels.’

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