Reduce Food Waste By Focusing On The Source

3BL Media
Friday, January 15, 2016

By now, we are all keenly aware of the growing trend towards gluten-free diets and products.  Food producers have met the challenge with a myriad of gluten-free options to satisfy those with either an allergy or simply a desire for a diet free of the wheat protein.  What many of us may not understand is the challenge faced by those food producers when removing gluten, as it contributes to the freshness and texture of food products. It’s possible, then, that the rise in the popularity of gluten-free products could be contributing to our global food waste crisis if these products have a shorter shelf life.  It’s possible, perhaps, but not inevitable.  - See more at: