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litter signAn average of 20 to 30 percent of food is wasted even before it has a chance to reach a consumer’s table. The waste continues in the home and in restaurants and grocery stores, as foods spoil or go partially uneaten and then must be thrown away. New technological developments are helping to put a dent in food waste.

Foodstar App
The Foodstar app can be used on smartphones and tablets in order to help reduce waste in the food stream. This and other apps can be used by individuals to find fresh and boxed foods at grocery stores. Instead of throwing the foods away, they are priced at a considerable discount. Apps make it easier for consumers to locate the discounted goods so that they could stop at the store after work, buy the food and eat it that day for dinner.

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