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Video 'Pumpkin fries' winner of MBO Food Waste Challenge

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February 14, 2020

In the MBO Food Waste Challenge 50 student teams worked on waste issues of companies and social organizations. The student teams had to create a pitch on video for a food waste problem. The winner was the Terra MBO with the video 'Pumpkin fries'.

The MBO Food Waste Challenge

The MBO student teams had to work on a solution for one of the food waste problems. Each team created a pitch on film accompanied by a brief written explanation. The student teams were supported by a step-by-step plan for implementing ideas. This plan is called the "Doon Innovation Method" and is available in a Groen Kennisnet wiki. The teams started in September 2019 and the winner was announced on Thursday 30 January 2020.

The winners

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Support

The MBO Food Waste Challenge was supported by Groen Kennisnet. Groen Kennisnet provided an educational program with instruction materials for teachers and background information about food waste in a dossier on the Groen Kennisnet website.

The Challenge was also supported by Jong Leren EtenLeren voor morgenKatapultDOONStichting Samen tegen VoedselverspillingProvincie Noord-HollandClusius CollegeNH foodTopsector Agri & Food, de Verspillingsfabriek en Rabobank.

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