Fight Food Waste Industry Connection Hub

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Background. 

With food waste high on the agenda for Australia, the Fight Food Waste CRC was formed to improve the competitiveness, productivity and sustainability of the Australian food industry. The CRC involves research partners as well as a range of industry participants to undertake high quality research to solve industry-identified problems through outcome-focused collaborative partnerships. 

As a part of this initiative, they formed the Fight Food Waste Industry Connection Hub, and initiative which aimed to better better connect and engage the industry to tackle food waste issues and  developing relevant and coordinated education and training for industry 

The Barrier:  

With partnerships across the Australian food sector including, industry groups and institutions across the supply chain, distribution, grocers, packaging and recycling, the Fight food waste hub needed a to coordinate the project, and  enhance opportunities for collaboration and the sharing of information from the CRC. 

Services Provided: 

Honey and Fox joined the Fight Food Waste CRC

Coordinate and facilitate (monthly, fortnightly, annual) meetings between industry and the Hub to engage and facilitate food was projects between industry and 

Honey and Fox Edge:

Utilising its strong industry connection with the seafood sector, Honey & Fox was able to bring strategic coordination to the Fight Food Waste Industry connection hub to help facilitate a stronger connection between industry and CRC. In addition, Honey and Fox was also able to utilise it’s creative, and communications team and work with the Hub to implement strategic communication projects such as, develop 2 websites under different projects for the CRC, an create reports, and email cmapign to facilitate a greater connection between the Hub and Industry 

Outcomes: 

As a result, the CRC had been able to  

increase industry engagement in food waste reduction through promoting FFW CRC research findings and identified training opportunities.
identify industry training program outputs that will be used by industry to ensure that their business and their workforce are better skilled, new knowledge created by CRC research is applied to industry and industry have the necessary skills to take up R&D results from the CRC.
broaden industry networks for the FFW CRC as an organisation.
tap into existing powerful networks and channels direct to industry.
establish a platform to support the implementation of the National Food Waste Strategy. 

With food waste high on the agenda for Australia, the Fight Food Waste CRC was formed to improve the competitiveness, productivity and sustainability of the Australian food industry. The CRC involves research partners as well as a range of industry participants to undertake high quality research to solve industry-identified problems through outcome-focused collaborative partnerships.

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