BETTER PRACTICES IN CYPRUS – Ending food waste
OEB – FoodPrint awards to businesses
The Federation of Employers & Industrialists (OEB) with all the partner organisations of the Life – FOODPrint programme, announce the holding of an awards competition for businesses that are distinguished and stand out for their actions and practices to reduce food waste.
In an announcement by the OEB with the partners of the Life – FoodPrint programme, the terms of the competition for rewarding businesses that operate in the hospitality, catering and food service sectors and fall under the economic activities are disclosed: Hotels, Restaurants and Food Processing Businesses.
The aim of the awards is to highlight good practices implemented by businesses in Cyprus to reduce food waste and food waste, to transfer knowledge and know-how between businesses and to reward businesses, which through their actions and policies, contribute to the reduction of food waste, the more efficient use of raw materials and the modernisation of their production line, by incorporating circular practices.
The announcement of the OEB’s awards with Life – FoodPrint partners also coincides with the 29th of September, which has been established as the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste
Interested businesses can apply and be nominated for one of the 3 Award Categories:
Α. Hospitality (Hotels)
Γ. Manufacturing Sector
The assessment is based on criteria such as food waste prevention practices, staff training, number of actions and events organised/ undertaken or participated in by the company in relation to food waste reduction issues.
More information on the award categories and the assessment criteria can be found in the ‘Award Categories Form‘.
The winning businesses will be awarded at an award ceremony which is expected to take place in December 2021.
To enter the competition follow the link.
The LIFE-FOODprint project is entitled “Awareness-raising campaign to prevent and manage food waste among consumers, the food and hospitality industries” and is co-funded by the European Commission through the LIFE programme.
Marios Papageorgiou, Officer
Department of Energy and Environment
European Environment and Energy Agency, Mr. Mariano Eugeniou, Director of Energy and Energy Management, and the Federation of
Employers & Industrialists (OEB).
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