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Consumer folder “Storing fruit and vegetables at home”
To tie in with the “circuit weekend” on 13 and 14 June, organised by Vlaco and OVAM (www.vlaco.be/kringloopweekend), the Flemish government's department of Environment, Nature and Energy teamed up with the Flemish Centre of Postharvest Technology (VCBT) to produce a practical consumer folder about how to store fruit and vegetables. As well as tackling food waste, the publication's main task is to help with tips about correct storage, enabling consumers to enjoy good shelf life and quality after so much effort has been ploughed in by the growers, auctions and retailers. The material can be downloaded for free from www.voedselverlies.be. Other formats are also available (large poster, flyer, etc.). The folder is currently being prepared for printing.

For more information: filip.fleurbaey@lne.vlaanderen.be, T 02 553 80 06.

 

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