TACK­LING FOOD WASTE

7 Days in Dubai - - BUSINESS -

New tech­nol­ogy and stor­age sys­tems in the lo­gis­tics sec­tor could re­duce the UAE’s food wastage by five per cent, ac­cord­ing to in­dus­try ex­perts. The UAE’s food wastage bill – cur­rently put at 3.27 mil­lion tonnes worth Dhs13.6 bil­lion – will be on the agenda at next month’s Lo­gis­tics So­lu­tions Mid­dle East show at Dubai World Trade Cen­tre. Food-spe­cific lo­gis­tics re­main a core com­po­nent in the UAE and reached Dhs99 bil­lion in 2015, ac­cord­ing to the UAE Na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion of Freight and Lo­gis­tics (NAFL).

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