Hold On!

Hold Up

Please select a minimum of three sectors in the menu above.

Got It
  • Doggy bags now compulsory in French eateries
  • Doggy bags now compulsory in French eateries
    star5112 (2010) ©
SIGNAL

Doggy bags now compulsory in French eateries

France is the land of the gourmet; a place where delicious wines meet delectable dishes in restaurants every day. But until now, any unfinished morsels have always been left behind. In a bid to reduce food waste, the French government is forcing restaurants to give out doggy bags on request.

Related

  • French app helps cut down food waste French app helps cut down food waste

    France takes its food waste seriously. In 2013 the French government set out targets to cut it in half, since currently ten million tonnes are unnecessarily thrown away each year. Joining the anti-waste movement is JustoClic – an app that'll find unsold goods a home.

  • Rebranding 'ugly' fruit and vegetables Rebranding 'ugly' fruit and vegetables

    With an estimated 300 million tonnes of fruit and vegetables wasted each year, the European Union has christened 2014 as the "Year against Food Waste". French supermarket Intermarche has responded by challenging perceptions of 'ugly' fruits and vegetables.

  • Article image PareUp: selling on surplus food

    Food waste from restaurants and supermarkets in the US represents $165 billion of missed profit. Responding to this, PareUp caters to a conscious clientele by partnering with cafés and stores to promote surplus unsold foodstuffs, reducing waste and passing on discounts.

  • Article image Meals in a Jar: bridging the gap between quality and convenience

    In an age where time is as valuable as money, many consumers are economising on both. Convenient and healthy, Meals in a Jar demonstrates that quality needn't be sacrificed for speed.