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  • A guide to upcycle surplus bread into ginger beer soda 

    Eyres, Graham; Clare, Grace
    ‘Upcycling’ some of the 29 million loaves of bread wasted annually in New Zealand into new food products is a fun concept that can help to raise awareness of food waste and divert unused bread away from landfills. In the ...
  • Retail Potential for Upcycled Foods: Evidence from New Zealand 

    Goodman-Smith, Francesca; Bhatt, Siddharth; Moore, Robyn; Mirosa, Miranda; Ye, Hongjun; Deutsch, Jonathan; Suri, Rajneesh
    Food waste is a problem that manifests throughout the food supply chain. A promising solution that can mitigate the food waste problem across various stages of the food supply chain is upcycling food ingredients that would ...
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap 

    Vincent, Tessa; Croad, Trixie
    Provides a mapping out of barriers to and potential solutions to reduce food waste from farm to fork. The roadmap highlights data gaps, particularly in production, and the need for the Government to progress data collection ...
  • Category managers’ recommendations to manufacturers of upcycled food. 

    Thorsen, Margaret; Nyhof, Fiona; Goodman-Smith, Francesca; Mirosa, Miranda
    It has been reported that one-third of all food produced is thrown away from farm to fork, the production of which incurs significant environmental, social, and financial costs. The production of ‘upcycled food’ provides ...
  • Winter Meal Plans 

    Drummy, Ashlee
    Eight sets of meal plans, which are designed to feed a flat of four students five dinner meals per week. The meals are healthy, affordable, and zero-waste. As well as recipes and shopping lists, the meal plans contain ...
  • Summer Meal Plans 

    Drummy, Ashlee
    Eight sets of meal plans, which are designed to feed a flat of four students five dinner meals per week. The meals are healthy, affordable, and zero-waste. As well as recipes and shopping lists, the meal plans contain ...
  • Spring Meal Plans 

    Drummy, Ashlee
    Eight sets of meal plans, which are designed to feed a flat of four students five dinner meals per week. The meals are healthy, affordable, and zero-waste. As well as recipes and shopping lists, the meal plans contain ...
  • Autumn Meal Plans 

    Drummy, Ashlee
    Eight sets of meal plans, which are designed to feed a flat of four students five dinner meals per week. The meals are healthy, affordable, and zero-waste. As well as recipes and shopping lists, the meal plans contain ...
  • Crisis management toolkit for food rescue organisations 

    Clare, Grace
    This infographic was adapted from the dissertation “The impact of COVID19 on food rescue organisations in New Zealand/Aotearoa”. This is designed as a resource to be utilised by food rescue organisations, taking learnings ...
  • A homebrewers guide to upcycle unwanted bread in to beer 

    Clare, Grace; Bremer, Phil; Eyres, Graham
    Upcycling’ some of the 29 million loaves of bread wasted annually in New Zealand into beer, is a fun concept that can help to raise awareness of food waste and divert unused bread away from landfills. Working with Citizen ...
  • A Systematic Review of Consumer Perceptions of Smart Packaging Technologies for Food 

    Young, Erin; Mirosa, Miranda; Bremer, Phil
    Smart packaging, an emerging technology in the food packaging industry incorporates both active and intelligent technologies. Consumer demand for natural products and increasingly extended and diverse supply chains required ...
  • A mixed-methods study of retail food waste in New Zealand 

    Goodman-Smith, Francesca; Mirosa, Miranda; Skeaff, Sheila
    Little is known about the amount of food wasted in the retail sector. This study aimed to quantify retail food waste in New Zealand (NZ) and identify key drivers for food waste reduction, using a mixed-methods, observational ...
  • “I don't like wonky carrots”- an exploration of children's perceptions of suboptimal fruits and vegetables 

    Makhal, Annesha; Thyne, Maree; Robertson, Kirsten; Mirosa, Miranda
    Children's perceptions of suboptimal fruits and vegetables have not been studied in the suboptimal foods domain. Using two qualitative research methods, this study investigates children's (N = 97) edibility perceptions of ...
  • Food waste in Australia and New Zealand 

    Mirosa, Miranda; Pearson, David; Reynolds, Christian
    This chapter reviews the existing food waste research in Australia and New Zealand. It then examines the history and development of food waste policy in Australia and New Zealand, the drivers and composition of food waste ...
  • Expectancy versus experience–Comparing Portion-Size-Effect during pre-meal planning and actual intake 

    Cahayadi, Jimmy; Geng, Xiaohai; Mirosa, Miranda; Peng, Mei
    Research on eating behaviour has confirmed that portion size can substantially influence intake, a phenomenon known as the Portion-Size-Effect (PSE). Despite extensive research interest, there is limited understanding about ...
  • Briefing to investigate food waste in New Zealand - Appendix B, Report prepared by Associate Professor Miranda Mirosa 

    Mirosa, Miranda
    Food waste is a major issue in New Zealand. As a nation, we waste an estimated $872 million worth of food a year. This represents 122,500 tonnes of food sent to landfills—enough to feed everyone in Dunedin for two years.1 ...
  • Content Analysis of the ‘Clean Your Plate Campaign’ on Sina Weibo 

    Mirosa, Miranda; Yip, Rosa; Lentz, Garrett
    At the beginning of 2013, a Beijing non-profit group launched a ‘Clean Your Plate Campaign’ on Sina Weibo, a Chinese Twitter-like microblogging site, with aims to reduce food waste. This paper examines social media users’ ...
  • Consumers’ Behaviors and Attitudes toward Doggy Bags: Identifying Barriers and Benefits to Promoting Behavior Change 

    Mirosa, Miranda; Liu, Yang; Mirosa, Romain
    This study identifies barriers and benefits of consumers’ current doggy bag behaviors and provides the information required to run an effective community-based social marketing campaign encouraging consumers to take their ...
  • The attributes of leftovers and higher-order personal values 

    Andrews, Lynda; Kerr, Gayle; Pearson, David; Mirosa, Miranda
    The purpose of this paper is to investigate the inter-relationships between peoples’ perceptions of the attributes of leftover food and how they lead to higher-order values in relation to food waste. The method involved ...