RETASTE: Rethink Food Resources, Losses, and Waste 4th International Conference, Heraklion, Greece, September 25-27, 2024

RETASTE: Rethink Food Waste 2021

Book of Abstracts



Keynote speakers

Maria Loizidou

Professor, School of Chemical Engineering National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Charis M. Galanakis

R&I Director, Galanakis Laboratories, Greece
Adjunct Professor, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Director, Food Waste Recovery Group, Austria

Alexia Macheras

Head of Communication and Sustainability, AB Vassilopoulos

Eleni Zika

Strategic Adviser, European Research Council Executive Agency

Marta Gomez San Juan

Strategic project advisor on sustainable and circular bioeconomy, FAO

Alexander Theodoridis

Co-Founder, Chief Food Saving Warrior, Boroume

Christina Marouli

Associate Professor, Environmental Studies, Deree – American College of Greece; Monitoring expert, NEEMO EEIG

Constantinos Stathopoulos

Vice Dean of College of Food and Agriculture, Professor of Food Technology, United Arab Emirates University

Clara Cicatiello

Assistant Professor, Department for Innovation in Biological Systems, Food and Forestry, University of Tuscia

Katia Lasaridi

Professor, Department of Geography, Harokopio University

Gerasimos Lyberatos

Professor, School of Chemical Engineering National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Thrassyvoulos Manios

Professor, Hellenic Mediterranean University, Heraklion, Greece


Selected publications were published in the “RETASTE: Rethink Food Waste” Special Issue in SUSTAINABILITY (MDPI), which was guest edited by Prof. Dr. Thrassyvoulos Manios, Prof. Dr. Katia Lasaridi, Prof. Dr. Ioannis N. Daliakopoulos, and Dr. Christina Chroni.

Selected publications were published in the Special Issue “RETASTE – Rethinking food waste”, in Circular Economy and Sustainability, which was guest edited by Prof. Thrassyvoulos Manios, Prof. Katia Lasaridi, Prof. Kostadinos Abeliotis, and Dr. Ioannis Daliakopoulos.


The RETASTE 2020 Conference was organized under the auspices of the Green Fund that offered sponsored participation to 100 participants.