surplus food

Recovering the Value of Food: the Application of Technology

This blog series discusses in greater depth the rationale for selecting the particular innovations Stepping Up is interested in; Anaerobic digestion; Insect proteins, Valorisation of food waste and Diversion of surplus food. In the third of four, this blog introduces valorisation; the technical recovery of value from surplus food...

Recovering the value from food: A social perspective

This blog series discusses in greater depth the rationale for selecting the particular innovations Stepping Up is interested in; Anaerobic digestion; Insect proteins, Valorisation of food waste and Diversion of surplus food. In contrast to the other case studies chosen by Stepping Up, food diversion represents a wholly social innovation, which aims to reduce food waste and channel that resource into socially beneficial outlets, rather than maximise profits...

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