Spoiler alert: Packaging helps reduce No.1 source of food waste

Spoiler alert: Packaging helps reduce No.1 source of food waste

The National Resources Defense Council recently reported that much, if not most, food waste is fresh food purchased for home use. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, American families throw away up to 40% of the fresh fish, meat and poultry; 51% of the dairy products and fruits; and 44% of the vegetables they purchase.