Did you know that ...
Of our food is wasted
34% of food produced worldwide is wasted every year
People could be fed
The food waste we produce today could feed 2 billion people
Billion tonnes food wasted
1.3 billion tonnes of food is thrown away every year
Waste must be cut in half
By 2030, global food wasted must be halved, acc. to the UN
Onethird is a think tank to
Prevent food loss and food waste
ONE\THIRD is a gathering of minds and interest groups representing the entire food chain from ‘farm to fork’, public authorities and the research community to help combat and prevent food loss and food waste.
Our five focus areas
Support the civil society's battle against food loss and food waste
Contribute to general business opportunities
Offer insights on how to overcome barriers to preventing food waste and food losses
Ensure that data collection and impact assessment is improved
Cooperate with foreign partners on know-how and sharing of experiences
The board, the members and our partners
Our seven visionary board members are headed by Flemming Besenbacher. They set the direction of the think tank in order to support the work of our associated members. We are also supported by an inspiring international panel of experts.
What we do
ONE\THIRD is continuously working with members and partners on different projects.
Check out what is going on in the think tank right now, whether you should be contributing to our projects or if you have other relevant projects that you would like to pitch.
Advising the goverment
Offering recommendations to the Danish Government will be one of our privileges.
The think tank will offer recommendations within the focus areas: Support for civil society's battle against food waste and food losses, the general business opportunities for Danish companies, on how to overcome barriers to preventing food waste and food losses, ensuring data collection and impact assessment and on cooperateing with foreign partners on know-how and sharing of experiences.
Denmark against food waste
ONE\THIRD is driving a voluntary agreement that brings together business and organizations across the value chain to reduce food waste in accordance with SDG 12.3: By 2030, halve per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer levels and reduce food loses along preoduction and supply chains, including post-harvest losses.
Many of the largest Danish food business and organizations has already pledged to measure and reduce their food waste and loss.
Please! Join us!