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Why so much edible food is thrown away in Asia, and how to fix it
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Why so much edible food is thrown away in Asia, and how to fix it

 

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They would have เกมสล็อตออกใหม่ น่าเล่น made juicy chicken breasts, drumsticks,
legs and wings, enough for hundreds of thousands of Singaporeans.
But these chickens are not making it to your dinner plates.

 

Because that is the amount of chicken meat being wasted at slaughterhouses here —
every day.

 

Social entrepreneur Nicholas Lim was shocked when he saw it with his own eyes,
after a chicken supplier let him on a little-known market problem: The supplier
was throwing away seven to 15 tonnes of perfectly good, usable chicken parts daily.

 

That is equivalent to 70,000 to 150,000 meals of chicken. And there are many more
suppliers in Singapore — about 13 distributors supply more than 90 per cent of
the fresh chicken products here.

 

“I was like, ‘How much money are you guys throwing away every single day?’”
said Lim, co-founder of TreeDots, a start-up that redistributes food supplies.

 

“And then it hit me. It’s not just seven to 15 tonnes of food being wasted, but seven
to 15 tonnes of lives that are being thrown away.”

 

It is happening not only to chickens either. Singapore, along with many cities in Asia,
is losing all kinds of food.

 

In 2019, Singapore generated 744,000 tonnes of food waste, while more than half
of global food wastage happens in Asia. Most of this happens before consumers buy
their food, so all those resources used in food production are wasted too.



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