Sustainable food systems are vital to reducing food loss and waste, the theme of this year’s International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste.
Enabling sustainability through high pressure processing (HPP) technology
An estimated 1/3 of food produced globally is lost or wasted, amounting to over 1.3 billion tons per year according to the Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
At Hiperbaric, we enable sustainability through high pressure processing (HPP) technology. By innovating technology that gives new life to unsold, imperfect, or undervalued food, the entire system becomes more sustainable.
According to research by Dr. Mary-Grace Danao at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, dark-cutting beef that is often wasted can be valorized by subjecting it to HPP. Her findings demonstrate how technological innovations can transform food systems to reduce waste.
Through awareness, technological innovation, and responsibility, we can create sustainable food systems that nourish people and the planet.
To learn more about sustainable HPP practices check out this entry regarding sustainable packaging options.