Food waste reduced by processors changing testing
Food waste reduction is key to saving money, improving food production efficiency, lowering greenhouse gas emissions, reducing packaging waste and protecting the environment. Dr Abdel Ezbiri from the technology company Cerulean discusses the waste that results from the temperature testing of fresh and chilled foods, and outline the success that some food processors have achieved in adopting non-destructive testing (NDT) technology.
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