How you can preserve your Food


Prevent Food Waste

Food preservation is an easy method to increase the life span of some foods. By preserving your products you retain the appearance, texture, flavour, edibility and nutritive value of the foods. For example when you grow your own vegetables and you want to conserve them for winter or when you want to turn your raspberries […]

January 14, 2018

How to shop smart


Prevent Food Waste

Before you go check what’s already there. Before leaving the house for your weekly grocery trip check your fridge and pantry. What’s left and what do you need to buy? Plan meals beforehand and make a grocery list to avoid impulse buys. Make sure you just add new items to the list when they are […]

January 14, 2018

How your Fridge can prevent Food Waste


Prevent Food Waste

Micro-organisms live in every part of the biosphere. Some are even capable of growing at low temperatures, including those below the freezing point. These micro-organisms live from the sea to the high mountains, and unfortunately in refrigerators. There they may spoil or contaminate food. Therefore, although storing food in the refrigerator is the best way […]

January 14, 2018

What does the date on the package actually mean?


Prevent Food Waste

Best Before Date According to the manufacturer the “Best Before Date” is the last date by which a products flavour and/or quality is best. Consumers trust those dates more than they should. Fact is that in Canada the food products which have a durable life of 90 days or lessrequires the specific “best before” date.  The manufacturer […]

January 14, 2018

How to reduce Food Waste at Home


Prevent Food Waste

First in, First out. When you come back from the grocery store with all the new delicious food, make sure to move older products to the front of your fridge/pantry/freezer. I know you really want to eat the new stuff but don’t forget the older products before they turn bad. Keep an eye on the food […]

January 14, 2018