Turning food waste into money

Monday, 02 July, 2018

Turning food waste into money

What revenue is luring in your biomass?

A symposium at the Monash Food Incubator on 19 July is presenting the latest science, research and technology to help companies develop a food waste program with a focus on biomass valorisation. This will introduce options and approaches to maximise potential revenue in your biomass.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Steven Lapidge, Chair, Fight Food Waste CRC — Transforming wasted resources
  • John Warner, Co-founder of Green Chemistry, Warner-Babcock Institute, USA — An international perspective on green chemistry in the food industry
  • Harry Bitter, Wageningen University, The Netherlands — Feeding a bio-based economy
  • Tony Patti, Monash University — Creating health & wealth from rejected food resources
  • Genevieve Bateman, GM Sustainability, FIAL — The National Food Waste strategy & FIAL funding opportunities

Featured topics:

  • What is biomass valorisation?
  • The Fight Food Waste CRC plan
  • Creating wealth from rejected food resources
  • The National Food Waste Strategy
  • Research funding opportunities

When: Thursday, 19 July 2018, 8 am to 12.30 pm

Where: Monash Food Incubator, Level 4, 13 Rainforest Walk, Monash University, Clayton 3800

More information: www.foodinnovationcentre.com.au/events

Contact: events.foodinnovationcentre@monash.edu

Image credit: ©stock.adobe.com/au/markim

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