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LOWINFOOD, collaborator at the BioBeo festival

8 April 2024

LOWINFOOD has been present in the BioBeo festival, celebrated on March 15 in Brussels. The project appeared as a collaborator, as some…

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LOWINFOOD at the 98th Annual Conference of The Agricultural Economics Society

21 March 2024

On 18-20 March 2024, some representatives of the LOWINFOOD partner James Hutton Institute joined the 98th Annual Conference of The Agricultural Economics…

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LOWINFOOD joins the final event of FOODRUS and CO-FRESH sister projects

14 March 2024

On 13-14 March 2024, the LOWINFOOD coordinator Clara Cicatiello (UNITUS) joined the Final Event of two of the project’s sister projects, FOODRUS…

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LOWINFOOD’s educational approach to reducing food waste at school, an exemplary activity

21 February 2024

The Circular FoodShift project, an EU-funded Interreg project aimed at helping authorities in rural and peri-urban Baltic municipalities transform food models with…

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VII National Meeting of the Italian Local Food Policies Network

29 January 2024

On 25-27 January 2024, some Italian LOWINFOOD partners joined the 7th Italian Local Food Policies Network meeting. This is an informal network…

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LOWINFOOD at the GFFA 2024

22 January 2024

On 17-20 January 2024, the LOWINFOOD partner Christina Strotmann (IsUN) participated in the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture 2024, held in…

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Good practices for successful cooperation among sister projects

15 December 2023

Following the joint event the sister projects group LOWINFOOD is participating in organised in Brussels on 26 October, a document identifying good…

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Another zero-waste cooking session for secondary students

5 December 2023

On 27 November 2023, the LOWINFOOD partners of the Austrian Institute of Ecology conducted their last LOWINFOOD Workshop at Fachschule Dörflerstraße in…

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LOWINFOOD and its innovations, on the right track

1 December 2023

The second and last day of the LOWINFOOD General Project Meeting focused on the 14 innovations that are being tested, validated and…

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Two days for sharing experiences, results and challenges

30 November 2023

On 30 November and 1 December 2023, LOWINFOOD is celebrating its General Project Meeting in Münster, Germany, hosted by the Institute of…

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Tartu County delegation to Uppsala County

21 November 2023

Niina Sundin, Mattias Eriksson and Christopher Malefors, LOWINFOOD partners from the Swedish University of Agricultural Science, participated in the Tartu County delegation…

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Zero-waste cooking with a chef

13 November 2023

The LOWINFOOD partner Austrian Institute of Ecology organised two workshops bringing together students with the chef Jochen Neustifter, who has already participated…

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Revealing results of Matomatic’s measurements of food waste in school canteens

9 November 2023

The LOWINFOOD partners from Matomatic and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) have recently published an article in the scientific journal…

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LOWINFOOD participates in the 14th meeting of the EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste

8 November 2023

On 7-8 November 2023, the 14th meeting of the EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste is taking place in Brussels, and…

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Metabolic Food Waste; hidden waste with a significant climate cost

31 October 2023

During her participation in the 2023 Sardinia Symposium, the LOWINFOOD partner Niina Sundin, from SLU, made a poster presentation where she described…

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School canteen significantly reduces food waste

31 October 2023

Between the Christmas and summer holidays, the Billerbeck canteen had been using the plate waste tracker from the Swedish company Matomatic, seeking…

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Food and agri-food supply chains: how to reduce losses and waste

30 October 2023

Clara Cicatiello, the LOWINFOOD project coordinator, has recently published a dissemination article for the Italian newspaper L’Informatore Agrario. The publication is entitled “Food and…

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Sister Projects’ Cooperation Experience Joint event

27 October 2023

On 26 October 2023, the five projects that were funded under topics RUR-07-2020 and RUR-06-2020, both focusing on food loss and waste…

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FoodTracks at the International Bakery Exhibition (IBA)

26 October 2023

From 22 to 26 October 2023, the LOWINFOOD partner FoodTracks participated in the International Bakery Exhibition (IBA), held in Munich, Germany. It…

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The LOWINFOOD partner LEROMA, awarded at the MUT – DER GRÜNDUNGSPREIS NRW 2023

26 October 2023

LEROMA, the digital solution to combat resource waste in the food industry, which manufacturing companies and suppliers can use to offer and purchase…

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Capacity Building Training Workshop: the software platform to manage CAP fruit and vegetable surplus withdrawals, a good practice to be transferred to Europe

19 October 2023

On 18-19 October 2023, the LOWINFOOD partner Emilia-Romagna Region organised a capacity-building training workshop in Bologna, to disseminate in Europe an innovative…

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LOWINFOOD at the Sardinia Symposium 2023

16 October 2023

On 9-13 October 2023, the LOWINFOOD partners Niina Sundin and Mattias Eriksson (SLU) attended the SARDINIA 2023 – 19th International Symposium on…

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Evaluating the Kitro smart scale device for food waste management in German catering facilities

9 October 2023

The LOWINFOOD partners Vanessa Baur, Paula Gerwin and Christina Strotmann from ISUN recently presented a poster at the Retaste Conference where the…

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Forecasting Order Optimization Software helps increase sustainability in the bakery trade

9 October 2023

At the Retaste conference recently held in Athens, the LOWINFOOD partners Vanessa Baur and Christina Strotmann from ISUN presented a poster where…

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Analysing changes in individuals’ awareness and behaviour towards food waste when involved in innovations

9 October 2023

The LOWINFOOD partners from the James Hutton Institute are studying the effect that being involved in the implementation of innovations (either in…

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Importance of collaboration for a sustainable seafood sector

6 October 2023

On 27 September 2023, during their participation in the Retaste conference, LOWINFOOD partners from the James Hutton Institute presented some of the…

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The Regusto bag is a good tool for tracking takeaway food consumption

6 October 2023

On 27 September 2023, during their participation in the Retaste conference, LOWINFOOD partners presented preliminary results of the track they have done…

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Broad participation of LOWINFOOD at the Retaste Conference

2 October 2023

From 27 to 29 September 2023, several partners of LOWINFOOD joined the Retaste Conference in Athens, Greece. It was organised by Harokopio…

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Sales forecasting at retail stores -results from Machine Learning-based software in Italy

2 October 2023

In their participation in the SIDEA annual conference held in Marina di Orosei, Italy, the LOWINFOOD partner Roberta Pietrangelli from UNITUS presented…

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Some key factors to reduce fruit and vegetable loss and waste in the view of farmers and other actors in this value chain

29 September 2023

At the SIDEA conference recently held in Marina di Orosei, Italy, the LOWINFOOD partner Marco Nasso from UNITUS presented some preliminary results…

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LOWINFOOD wins a prize at SIDEA

27 September 2023

On 21 and 22 September 2023, the LOWINFOOD partner UNITUS joined the LIX Annual Conference SIDEA – Società Italiana di Economia Agraria in…

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LOWINFOOD presents a workbook for reducing returned products and increasing sustainability in bakeries

19 September 2023

The LOWINFOOD partner Institute of Sustainable Nutrition (ISUN) has recently completed a workbook for bakeries, to guide and prepare employees in bakeries…

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LOWINFOOD at the European Bioeconomy Scientific Forum 2023

8 September 2023

On 6-8th September 2023, the LOWINFOOD partners Silvia Scherhaufer and Gudrun Obersteiner (BOKU) attended the European Bioeconomy Scientific Forum 2023, held in…

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The amount of surplus bread measured for the first time in Italy by LOWINFOOD

4 August 2023

Researchers from four LOWINFOOD consortium organisations have recently published a paper in the Waste Management journal, where they offer an economic assessment…

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Four LOWINFOOD professors at a summer school about designing sustainable food systems

11 July 2023

From 26 June to 6 July 2023, the Centro Studi Alpino di Pieve Tesino (Italy) hosted the DS-FOOD international summer school “Design…

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Regusto’s campaign to promote food waste reduction at an Italian coastal restaurant

10 July 2023

On 8-9 July 2023, the LOWINFOOD partner Regusto conducted a campaign in collaboration with the Tibidabo Beach establishment, in Tarquinia Lido, Italy….

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Fish sector stakeholder dialogue in Bremen

6 July 2023

Last week LOWINFOOD held a stakeholder dialogue with several experts from the fish value chain in Bremen led by the LOWINFOOD partner The Institute…

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Assessment of the CozZo app by users’ experience in different countries

20 June 2023

On 16 May 2023, the LOWINFOOD partners that have been working on and testing the CozZo app, its developer (CozZo), Tampere University,…

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Breadcrumbs from bread surplus to raise awareness of bread loss and waste

24 May 2023

LOWINFOOD raised awareness about the fight against bread loss and waste at the Assaggi food and wine fair, held in Viterbo from 19 to 22…

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LOWINFOOD at the Food 4 Future World Summit 2023

18 May 2023

On 16 May 2023, two LOWINFOOD partners attended the Food 4 Future Foodtech World Summit: Elhuyar and KITRO. Manex Urruzola, the coordinator…

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More cooking workshops with chefs

17 May 2023

Last week, the Austrian Institute of Ecology organised another LOWINFOOD cooking workshop with Chef Jochen Neustifter and a group of students at…

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Fruitful attendance at the Scottish Skipper Expo 2023

15 May 2023

On 12-13 May 2023, the LOWINFOOD partner James Hutton Institute attended the Scottish Skipper Expo in Aberdeen (Scotland) to explore with stakeholders how…

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In-deep analysis of food waste components

8 May 2023

A bachelor’s student at the LOWINFOOD partner Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Runa Halvarsson, has conducted a food waste composition analysis for her…

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LOWINFOOD attending the Scottish Skipper Expo 2023

4 May 2023

On 12-13 May 2023, LOWINFOOD will be present at the Scottish Skipper Expo 2023 in Aberdeen (Scotland) to present the stakeholder dialogue to…

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Case study of the institutional innovation to manage fruit & vegetables withdrawals

27 April 2023

The Emilia-Romagna Region aims to extend to other realities their innovation: a S.I.R. (Sistema Informativo dei Ritiri) platform for the digitalisation of…

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LOWINFOOD awarded at the 5th Wine & Hospitality Management Workshop

25 April 2023

On 12 April, a PhD student of the University of Tuscia, Mengting Yu, participated in the 5th Wine & Hospitality Management Workshop…

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Tasty dishes from food leftovers

18 April 2023

On 22 March 2023, students from the school HLA Grazer Schulschwestern Franziskanerinnen participated in a workshop in the city of Graz Austria….

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Italian bakeries on the road against bread waste

3 April 2023

A group of Italian bakeries affiliated with CNA have joined the roadmap against bread waste “una mano contro lo spreco” promoted in LOWINFOOD. Since the…

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LOWINFOOD assesses the climate change impact of bread transport in Sweden

14 February 2023

A recently published article in the scientific journal Sustainable Production and Consumption shows the study that the LOWINFOOD partner SLU (the Swedish…

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Cooking with a Michelin-star chef against food waste

7 February 2023

On 21 October 2022 and 23 January 2023, the LOWINFOOD partner Österreichisches Ecology Institute (Austria) organised different workshops as a part of…

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LOWINFOOD highlighted on the Innovation Radar

1 February 2023

LOWINFOOD Innovation of Task 3.1 “Supplier/retailer agreements for avoiding waste of bakery products” has been highlighted by the European Commission to be…

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LOWINFOOD science women’s view

31 January 2023

In the framework of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, LOWINFOOD has collected statements from the women partners working…

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LOWINFOOD at the Fruchtwelt Bodensee

17 January 2023

On 13-15 January 2023, the LOWINFOOD partner Leroma attended the Fruchtwelt Bodensee, the International Trade Fair for Commercial Fruit Growing, Distillation and…

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LOWINFOOD investigates goal conflicts in menu planning in Swedish school catering

21 December 2022

A group of LOWINFOOD’s researcher partners, from the Department of Energy and Technology of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, has recently…

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LOWINFOOD’s contribution to agriculture in real life

7 December 2022

On 6 December 2022, LOWINFOOD member Gianluca Di Fiore from UNIBO participated in the EU Project Workshop organised by Copa-Cogeca to assess the impact…

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LOWINFOOD gets the front page of a Swedish regional newspaper

24 November 2022

Upsala Nya Tidning, a regional daily newspaper published in Uppsala (Sweden), published a cover story on LOWINFOOD on 23 November. This newspaper…

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LOWINFOOD, an observer at the North East Scotland Fisheries Development Partnership meeting

17 November 2022

On 11 November 2022, the LOWINFOOD partner Simone Piras (James Hutton Institute) was invited to attend as an observer the quarterly meetings…

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Sharing methodologies, engagement strategies and expectations at EFFoST

16 November 2022

On 9 November 2022, the LOWINFOOD partner Elisa Carloni (UNIBO) participated in the special session entitled “Innovations for food producers and food…

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Ecomondo opens new opportunities for LOWINFOOD

9 November 2022

The participation in Ecomondo has been very fruitful as the leading Euro-Mediterranean fair on circular economy has given LOWINFOOD a wonderful opportunity…

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LOWINFOOD goes to Ecomondo!

27 October 2022

LOWINFOOD has been selected by the European Commission to attend Ecomondo, the leading Euro-Mediterranean fair on circular economy that will take place…

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LOWINFOOD’s results at RETASTE: Rethink food waste international conference

27 October 2022

On October 20-21, 2022, several LOWINFOOD partners participated in the RETASTE: RETHINK FOOD WASTE Second International Conference, held in Heraklion, Greece. Four…

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LOWINFOOD and all sister projects, together in the 36th EFFoST International Conference

26 October 2022

The network of projects that are working together focusing on food loss and waste reduction, will participate in a joint event at…

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The head of Uppsala Municipality interested in LOWINFOOD

10 October 2022

At the end of September 2022, the head of Uppsala Municipality visited a school kitchen in Uppsala, and talked about school meals,…

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Sharing and advancing the data collection experience

6 October 2022

In the framework of the methodology for the evaluation of innovations that LOWINFOOD is implementing in different parts of Europe, the team…

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Bake it, save it! LOWINFOOD present at the LVIII Convegno SIDEA

5 October 2022

On 29-30 September 222, the LOWINFOOD partner Roberta Pietrangeli (Unitus) attended the LVIII congress of SIDEA (Società italiana di Economia Agraraia) entitled…

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LOWINFOOD joins the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

4 October 2022

LOWINFOOD joins the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, by giving voice to several members of the LOWINFOOD consortium…

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The Italian roadmap against bread waste attracts media attention

23 September 2022

On 22 September 2022, the LOWINFOOD partner CNA organised a press conference in Viterbo (Italy) to present the roadmap against bread waste they…

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LOWINFOOD partners as teachers in the “Design of sustainable food systems” summer school

21 July 2022

Between 11 and 22 July 2022, the LOWINFOOD partners Clara Cicatiello (project coordinator, University of Tuscia), Luca Secondi (University of Tuscia), Silvia…

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Leroma awarded by the largest association of the Internet industry in Europe

7 July 2022

Leroma, one of the innovations that are being demonstrated and improved in LOWINFOOD, has recently received the eco://awards/ in the category of…

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LOWINFOOD at the ASEPELT conference in Madrid

5 July 2022

The LOWINFOOD partner Luca Secondi, from the University of Tuscia, participated in the XXXV edition of the ASEPELT Congress, in Madrid, between…

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LOWINFOOD at the 11th AIEAA at the University of Tuscia

20 June 2022

On 16 and 17 of June 2022, LOWINFOOD partners Clara Cicatiello (the project coordinator), Emanuele Blasi, Roberta Pietrangelli and Marco Nasso participated…

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LOWINFOOD at Pianeta Cospea supermarkets

17 June 2022

LOWINFOOD is already present in some supermarkets of the Pianeta Cospea Italian retail company. These supermarkets are participating in the demonstration of…

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LOWINFOOD in the Green Symposium

14 June 2022

On 8-10 June 2022, the LOWINFOOD project coordinator Clara Cicatiello participated in the Green Med Symposium, together with her colleagues at the…

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Children learning about food waste at school in Uppsala

23 May 2022

In the spring of 2022, six schools in Uppsala focused on teaching pupils about consumption and its impact on the environment. Two…

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Foresightee is getting attention in Belgium

4 May 2022

The LOWINFOOD partner Foresightee, the start-up that has provided one of the technological innovations to be tested and scaled up, is getting…

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Plate waste tracking in Uppsala

11 April 2022

The school Västra stenhagenskolan in Uppsala (Sweden) is testing the plate waste tracker at its canteen. It is one of the technological…

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All together on the way against food loss and waste

30 March 2022

On 30 March 2022, LOWINFOOD celebrated a workshop, entitled “Innovation dynamics in agri-food value chains”. Around 60 participants met online to discuss…

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LOWINFOOD is celebrating an online workshop: “Innovation dynamics in agri-food value chains”

14 March 2022

The LOWINFOOD project is organising an online workshop entitled “Innovation dynamics in agri-food value chains”. The workshop pursues the objectives of sharing…

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Great feeling at the end of the LOWINFOOD General Project Meeting

25 February 2022

The second day of the LOWINFOOD General Project Meeting was focused on networking among the partner companies with common interests and competencies….

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LOWINFOOD is celebrating its General Project Meeting, physically for the first time!

24 February 2022

On 24 and 25 February 2022, LOWINFOOD is celebrating its general project meeting. For the first time, a hybrid format has been…

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Bakery roundtables kick-started in Finland

9 February 2022

Just like in Italy, Finish partners have kick-started the workshops addressing bakery related food waste and losses also in Finland. Due to…

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CozZo app in LOWINFOOD: How to scientifically assess the usefulness of households food waste prevention apps

28 January 2022

In the course of LOWINFOOD, technical innovations to avoid food waste will be tested and evaluated.  A particular focus is on food…

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Scientists’ view of food waste generation in households: Challenges and chances when measuring household food waste

18 January 2022

Consumers are wasting food – a lot of food! According to estimates of the EU-project FUSIONS (Stenmark et al., 2016) around 46…

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LOWINFOOD is starting the demonstration phase in the bakery

16 December 2021

The LOWINFOOD project has started the demonstration phase. The demonstration of the innovations for the bakery value chain includes the implementation of…

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LOWINFOOD project at a glance

1 December 2021

The LOWINFOOD project has designed different promotional materials to provide an overview of the project’s objectives, its commitment and approach. The last…

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Short video series on the LOWINFOOD commitment across the different value chains

19 November 2021

LOWINFOOD has created a short-videos series to show the project’s commitment to reduce food loss and waste across the different value chains…

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1 year building up LOWINFOOD

3 November 2021

LOWINFOOD has completed its first year since its launch. During this first year, the consortium has laid the foundations that will serve…

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LOWINFOOD in the Sardinia Symposium 2021

13 October 2021

From 11 to 15 October 2021, several representatives of the LOWINFOOD project participated in Sardinia 2021, the 18th International Symposium on waste…

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One of LOWINFOOD’s innovations, highlighted by Food Tank

11 October 2021

LOWINFOOD partner COZZO, one of the technological innovations that are being validated in LOWINFOOD, has been highlighted by Food Tank as one…

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LOWINFOOD joins the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

29 September 2021

On 29 September, the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, LOWINFOOD coordinator Clara Cicatiello brought the LOWINFOOD message to…

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LOWINFOOD at the 179th EAAE (European Association of Agricultural Economists) seminar

10 September 2021

On 10 September 2021, LOWINFOOD partners Gianluca Di Fiore and Elisa Carloni, from the University of Bologna, attended the 179th EAAE (European Association of…

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Enriching summer school about the design of sustainable food systems

21 July 2021

During two weeks, between 5-16 July 2021, the 19 students attending the summer school entitled “Design of sustainable food systems”, organised by the University of…

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Beginning of the summer school “Design of sustainable food systems”

5 July 2021

From 5 to 16 July, 19 international students are attending the summer school “Design of sustainable food systems”. It is organised by…

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LOWINFOOD participates in the International Workshop “The day after: Food waste prevention after the pandemic”

22 January 2021

On 20 January 2021, Clara Cicatiello, the project coordinator of LOWINFOOD, joined this workshop to discuss food waste prevention after the pandemic. She…

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LOWINFOOD Kick-off meeting held online

4 December 2020

LOWINFOOD celebrated its kick-off meeting on December 2 and 3, but it was held online, due to de covid-19 pandemic More than…

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Hello world!

1 November 2020

November 1st, 2020, is the day when LOWINFOOD project’s activities started. With funding of 5.5 million euros, the Lowinfood project brings together…