Food Security

Waste less, sell more - how one startup is using AI to transform food retail

a combination of illustrations shows apples, bananas, pears, celery, peppers, a head of lettuce, parsnips, a cucumber and onions, wrapped in plastic as bought in a supermarket, taken November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner/Illustration - RC1AAD6CCE00

Artificial intelligence could help reduce the amount of food waste. Image: REUTERS/Lisi Niesner/Illustration

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Fresh and perishable products make up a large proportion of wasted food. Image: ReFed
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Preventing food waste is key to feeding a growing global population. Image: UN Food and Agriculture Organization

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Wasted commodities and their respective carbon footprint. Image: FAO
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