Japanese snack food manufacturers are putting imperfect products up for sale to reduce food loss and offer affordable products amid rising prices for food.
New technologies in fruit and food preservation could translate into savings of two trillion yen by preventing food loss during storage and transport.
Innovative companies tackling sustainable water, upcycling, and other sustainability challenges featured their latest products at the City-Tech.Tokyo event.
Student contributor, Kohei Arai, describes how he channels his passion for helping the poor and reducing food loss into volunteer activities on and off campus.
New vending machines offer fresh vegetables and frozen meals, and plenty in between, with contactless sales and 24-hour convenience for the pandemic lifestyle.