Helping consumers cut down on food waste is not easy given entrenched habits and norms, but it is possible. Companies that sell, serve, or produce food are increasingly looking at ways to help individuals reduce waste in the first place, use food that is still edible, and encourage composting of food that won't be consumed. The solutions are as varied as the business benefits, which include heightened consumer loyalty, increased brand equity, revenue generation, and cost savings.

This brief provides an overview of solutions companies can pursue to help consumers reduce household food waste.

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