We waste 1.6 billion tons of food every year while 25 million starve and another billion are malnourished.
Can AI fix it?
If one startup in Berlin is successful, just maybe.
The global food supply chain is mind-bogglingly complex. Tens of millions of farms feed millions of grocery stores and restaurants, which in turn supply almost eight billion people their daily food. Plus of course there are transport companies, wholesalers, distributors, processors, and delivery companies. Put it all together, and you have a massive web of producers and consumers joined by everyone in between that literally encompasses every single human being on the planet.
And all of them, of course, dealing with perishable product.