At Brazil-based fast food chain, packaging is edible

Packaging is a necessary part of a lot of food distribution, and yet remains an environmental problem when it ends up contributing to landfills and litter. We’ve already seen projects such as Canada’s Tiffin Project, which provides a small re-usable tin for takeaway customers to put their food in, but now a marketing campaign for Bob’s fast food chain in Brazil has come up with another solution – by making its packaging edible. READ MORE…

In Canada, project offers food discounts for tiffin box users

Packaging is one of the biggest environmental problems the food industry has to face up to, and we’ve already seen attempts to direct consumers away from unnecessary waste in the form of the packaging-free in.gredients grocery store. In Canada, The Tiffin Project is now offering takeaway customers discounts for taking part in its scheme to reduce the number of disposable containers used. READ MORE…

More personal chef services, for pickup or delivery

Hard on the heels of our story about London chef Frank Hannon’s Friday Night Takeout service — we recently learned of Gobble, a like-minded initiative that’s launched in the San Francisco Bay area. READ MORE…