Did you know that 25% of all food that is being produced is lost due to spoilage? What a waste! According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation, about 795 million people suffer chronic undernourishment globally. That’s one in nine persons. At the same time, agriculture is putting enormous pressure on our planet’s natural resources. Agricultural processes represent about 70% of the world’s fresh water consumption and cause¬†about 14% of all greenhouse gas emissions. Reasons enough to tackle food waste.

Kavita Shukler showing off her Preshpaper which keeps fruits and veggies from getting spoiled (photo: Kavita Shukler)