Food Waste Tracker is our solution to measure, monitor and prevent food waste, designed for the back end of food institutions for kitchens to measure their food waste, trim waste, or spoiled food waste. The scale is is easy to place, to be placed on the floor, bench or built in a chosen area. A touch screen and built in communications solutions 3 levels of cloud services 4 is attached to the scale.
The scale with a built in computer shows how industrial kitchens, restaurants and supermarkets can handle food waste in a clear way, increase awareness and lower their costs. The user simply selects the item to be disposed of on the touch screen and place the item on the scales. Food Tracker then automatically shows the value of the item to be thrown away, the time it takes to cook it, the energy consumption and the CO2 emissions.
All the gathered data is put into a common database that produces both standard and customized reports based on predetermined key numbers. The reports are then used as a basis for the next step in the improvement activity where methods and tools are defined to create new routines to reduce the waste amount.
Food Waste Tracker is offered at a fixed monthly cost with a function guarantee including support. Apart from the scales, a screen and standard reporting, the package also includes training for start-up and a manual. In addition, Food Waste Tech offers services in relation to improvement efforts, LEAN and change management.
With the increased awareness about what we throw away, the savings potential is at least 4–6 per cent, which gives a payback time for the investment of between 2–6 months depending on the value of the items.
*The Food Waste Tracker Scale, defines the food item, amount, measurements and reason for waste, following up with the key amount of the food items original cost value. After a selected time decided by the user the owner will receive a statistic report on what food is being wasted.This basic product is the most essential and available to any business looking to measure and cut its food waste.*Illustrates the literal value of food waste, in currency and shows its causes for and consequences, environmental impact, which are measurable for the organization.
*Creates awareness of the extent and consequences of the waste in the workforce.
* Creates measures to set measurable targets for improvements and tracks progress.