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Growing the Upcycled Food Economy

July 14, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This joint NEWMOA and NERC webinar focused on the emerging business of upcycling food waste. The presenters covered:

  • State of the upcycled food movement – definition, certification standard, and environmental benefits
  • How upcycling is different than other methods of diverting wasted food – donation, animal feed, composting, anaerobic digestion
  • Key challenges with upcycling food waste
    Business leaders who are building the food upcycling economy


  • Leah Graham, Marketing Director, Upcycled Food Association
  • Dr. Jonathan Deutsch, Professor and Director, Drexel Food Laboratory, Drexel University
  • Anna Hammond, Founder and CEO, Matriark Foods

Growing the Upcycled Food Economy Presentation Slides [PDF]


July 14, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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