Why We Waste Food

[fa icon="calendar"] Oct 20, 2016 12:55:21 PM / by Franke

It's been well documented that food waste in the United States is upward of 30 percent, with some global estimates reaching as high as 50 percent. The USDA and EPA efforts to reduce food waste have also been well documented. But to gain a greater understanding of these numbers, it's important to look at why we waste food in the first place.

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Franke's VariVent Awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2016 ENERGY STAR Emerging Technology Award

[fa icon="calendar"] Aug 1, 2016 4:58:27 PM / by Franke

VariVent, Franke's variable speed kitchen ventilation control system, has been awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2016 ENERGY STAR Emerging Technology Award. As a recipient of the 2016 ENERGY STAR Award, VariVent is recognized as a promising technology that has the potential to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to high standards set by the EPA.

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The EPA Recognizes 2015 Food Waste Reducers

[fa icon="calendar"] Jan 8, 2016 1:00:00 PM / by Franke Americas

As we've mentioned before, the Environmental Protection Agency is taking great measures to encourage foodservice operations to reduce food waste. As part of the EPA initiatives, the Food Recovery Challenge was created so organizations could pledge to improve their sustainable food management practices and report their results.

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