C Bryan Jones for The ACCJ Journal: Cutting food waste and staffing costs with RFID

17/11/2019 - 13:10

"Each year, 1.3 billion tons of food are wasted world­wide, says the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. And 6.43 million tons of it originates in Japan, according to the Japanese government in 2016—the most recent data available.

Recognizing the importance of reducing such waste—not only because it matters on a global scale but also because securing a more efficient food supply matters to the country’s future—the Government of Japan enacted legislation in May that aims to cut the loss."