On the website of Germany's "food rescuers", donors just have to state at which public fridge in their vicinity they plan to leave their food and when. Anyone who wishes can then just help themselves.
The Anuga food fair showcases some of the world's finest delicacies. Yet amid the gluttony, it also presents a ecologically conscientious menu with sustainable meat alternatives. But can the public stomach it?
In Germany, there's plenty of food to go around. So much in fact that every year 10 million tons of perfectly edible food end up in the bin. Now, a smart phone app wants to put an end to this food waste.
Transporting food is bad for the climate - coolants used to keep fruit, vegetables and meat fresh on the road are worse than CO2 emissions. Now, a South African firm is making the trip from farm to store greener.
Often we end up buying more food than we can eat right away. Even though refrigeration can help preserve food, items such as fresh fruit, bread and other foods are still perishable.
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