Too good for the garbage can

Worldwide about one-third of all food ends up in the garbage, in Germany, this is 18 million tons per year. Valuable resources flow into the production of food. Wasted food is responsible for about 10% of global greenhouse emissions.
A large part of the food in private households ends up in the trash; on average, every German throws away 75 kg per year. However, many food products end up in the garbage can before they end up in our shopping cart, for example, because they do not meet the norm (e.g. crooked vegetables) or because they are not sold at all due to overproduction. We have become accustomed to having everything to choose from at any time. Customers expect to be able to choose from a variety of different baked goods ten minutes before the bakery closes.
This is where the “food-sharing” initiative ( ) comes in, in which Sr. Nathalie Korf CJ, Frankfurt, MEP, is involved. Read more here: