50% Of Food Grown Globally Is Wasted. Can A.I. Fix It?

Source: Forbes.

Journalist John Koetsier writes about a start-up company SPRK in Berlin that is pursuing the use of artificial intelligence to understand the flow of food and reduce waste.

The article includes reference and a link to Koetsier’s TechFirst podcast interview with SPRK’s CEO Alexander Piutti.

“Food waste is an ecological problem as well as a humanitarian one. Overproduction uses resources like fuel, water, fertilizer, increasing greenhouse gas emissions in the process. And then when food is wasted, you need landfill space and there’s even more CO2 production.”

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