Published January 25, 2024

In a scope of ADVANCE project, City of Zadar, in cooperation with its public waste management company  Čistoća d.o.o. participated in the HoReCa fair which took place from  20 to 22 October 2023. in Zadar, Croatia.

The aim of the participation was to point out to HoReCa sector the problem of food waste and to educate them how to prevent and reduce the amount of food waste.

Representatives of City of Zadar presented ADVANCE project and announced the “ADVANCE foodwaste” online platform, which will soon be posted on the project’s website as a tool that will help target groups to assess their overall competences, capability and skills on circular economy and food waste management processes.

During the fair, City of Zadar distributed leaflets with practical advices on how to prevent food waste in all stages of business processes: from procurement and storage to food preparation and serving. Besides, presentation with a special focus on composting was held during the fair. HoReCa sector was also informed about the platform “E-donation” set up by Croatian Ministry of Agriculture and created for the purpose of connecting food donors and intermediaries in the food donation chain.