Forum Focuses on Food Waste, Sustainability and Food Security
By Amanda Brodhagen, Farms.com
Canada’s leading agriculture think-thank is hosting the “Cut Waste, Grow Profit” forum to address ways to reduce food waste and ways to achieve both profitability and environmental sustainability. The forum is an event designed for farmers, agri-business, food retailers, government officials and academic leaders.
Some of the featured speakers include representatives from Wal-Mart, Maple Leaf Foods and Sobeys Inc. Some of the key topics that will be addressed will be sustainability throughout the food chain process, examining how agriculture can reduce food waste, adjust to meet the demands of various environmental programs and identify measurements to ensure that waste management initiatives and profitability targets are being met.
The forum is on Nov. 19th 2012 and will take place in Mississauga, Ontario. Registration for the early bird fee ends today Oct. 26th, 2012 with the fee of $155 + HST with the regular rate set at $195 + HST. See for the George Morris website for the list of the speakers, agenda, location details and sponsorship list