4/24/2014

The food industry, which has worked to reduce waste at the retail and customer end of the supply chain, needs to start working to better use waste product further up the line, according to Steve Osborn of Leatherhead Food Research. "It's really about leaving no stone unturned when it comes to your manufacturing processes and the waste streams that you get out of that," Osborn said. He noted several products that were created from waste products or byproducts such as Flake chocolate bar and Marmite. Osborn also encouraged companies to look at the manufacturing process to see if any steps could be altered to reduce costs and waste.

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