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How to impress someone when you only have a minute of their time

You're standing in a hotel lobby, scrolling through Twitter on your phone, when you recognize the person standing next to you as the owner of some of the hottest restaurants in town. Coincidentally, you have a background in the food and beverage industry and would love nothing more than to be part …

Employment

Paris to turn a third of its green space into urban farms

<b>(CNN) —</b> France's famously beautiful capital is not a place you'd expect to find chickens, beehives and rows of neatly planted cabbages -- but urban farming is flourishing in Paris.<p>It all started when the city's mayor, Anne Hidalgo, who was elected in 2014, declared her intention to make Paris a …

A new approach to farm land tenders

To bid, farms must submit proposals outlining how their productivity will be maximised.<p>Food security is a subject that is pertinent to Singapore. …

Billionaire Mark Cuban: ‘One of the great lies of life is follow your passions’

Mark Cuban grew up working class in Pittsburgh. His father installed upholstery in cars and his mom worked a myriad of odd jobs. Today, Cuban is …

How to Start an Online Business in 10 Simple Steps

Eager to start an online business or start a new blog, but not sure where to start? With improving technology, including excellent online tools and …

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation)

If you want to land an interview, create resumes and cover letters that are light on self-promotion and heavy on ingratiation.<p>While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next …

Drafting a Business Plan? Here are #5 Rules for Making it Perfect

Your business plans should be able to persuade people into thinking that working with you or funding your company is a smart choice<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>A business plan is the …

Small Business

11 Must-Have Apps to Streamline Your Business in 2018

Do you want to be more productive and more successful in the new year?<p>Ever wondered how much time you spend on social media or online. Do you still keep a milage log in your car? Ever thought it would be nice to text a whole group at the same time? Ever wanted to sync calendars with multiple people …

Walmart and Nestlé are spearheading a massive change in food expiration dates

The actual expiration date — when the food is no longer safe to eat — is often difficult to figure out.<p>To clear that up, 50 of the world's biggest food and retail companies — including Campbell, Walmart, Kellogg, and Nestlé — are changing their expiration labels exclusively to "Use by" by 2020. The …

Agriculture

How to Pitch: 18 Steps to Create and Deliver a Winning Pitch for Investors and Early Customers

A comprehensive guide to planning, preparing, and tailoring your pitch to find new investors for a startup, land new customers, find a partner--in short, to turn your idea into a reality.<p>You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need …

Business Strategy

5 Ways to Build an Audience for Your Blog and 10 Ways to Make Money Once You Have

To succeed as a blogger you must be diligent, methodical and have something to say people are interested in hearing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're looking to start a blog, or you're already knee-deep in blogging, you've likely scoured the ends of the earth …

Marketing

Waste to Energy the focus at Pollution and Waste Tech Africa

Waste to Energy programmes, the subject of growing international and South African focus, will be a key topic of discussion during workshops …

Blessed are the “Boring,” for They Create the Billion Dollar Startups

<i>Micah Rosenbloom</i><i>, Managing Partner</i><p>“I need to find a industry or product I’m passionate about.”<p>I often hear this from entrepreneurs and it frequently …

Full Harvest Raises Funding for Waste Reduction Technology

Full Harvest, an online platform selling food seconds to businesses, has closed a $2 million seed round led by Wireframe Ventures. BBG Ventures, …

Sobeys partners with Feed Nova Scotia to donate its surplus and reduce food waste

Feed Nova Scotia is partnering with Sobeys on a new program to help feed the hungry and reduce food waste.<p>Surplus food past its best before date but …

Using the Internet of Things to reduce food waste

The USDA estimates that more than 30% of all food products in the United States are thrown away, costing the nation more than $161 billion per year. This is often due to an inefficient supply chain that struggles to keep produce cool, and therefore fresh enough, from farm to store.<p>The temperature …

Food recycling machines to be installed at 10 schools for 2-year pilot

The project, Love Your Food @ Schools, aims to spread the message of minimising food waste.

Wasted Yet Wanted

Full Harvest raises $2 million to stop farmers from tossing ‘ugly’ fruit and veggies

Full Harvest, a San Francisco-based startup, has raised $2 million in seed funding to reduce food waste at the farm level. Founded by Christine Moseley, formerly the head of business development for cold-pressed juice makers Organic Avenue, Full Harvest connects farmers with food makers who want to …

Germany awards 'too good for the bin' prizes to tackle food waste

Germany's Ministry of Food and Agriculture has awarded prizes to projects for innovation in reducing food waste. A ceremony in Berlin saw prizes for …

waste reduction

Waste Reduction<p>Cal Dining is committed to actively engaging in practices that reduce both solid waste and food waste in our operations. We are …

For Every $1 Spent On Reducing Food Waste, Companies Save $14

For Dave Lewis, the CEO of international grocery-store chain Tesco and the chairman of Champions 12.3–a group of 40 leaders across the public and …

Sustainability

How A Giant Processing Plant Eliminated Food Waste

After the radical realization that food waste is still food, Baldor’s Bronx facility started diverting scraps away from landfill and into restaurants and juice shops, where they become perfectly edible ingredients.<p>Inside a massive warehouse in the Bronx, the food distributor Baldor processes a …

Tackling food waste around the world: our top 10 apps

From helping farmers avoid roadblocks in Ghana to advertising discounted dinners in Singapore, these apps are doing their bit for the war on waste<p>Supermarket chain Asda has become the latest retailer to attempt to use technology to tackle food waste with the launch of an app that allows suppliers …

App Lets You Buy Leftover Food From Restaurants And It's Really Cheap

It's keeping perfectly edible food out of landfills.<p>Here’s a situation where takeout is more cost efficient than cooking at home.<p>Too Good To Go, an app operating in the UK, allows users to order leftover food at a discount from restaurants, according to the website. The goal is to help curb waste …

Sustainability