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Leanpath Unveils New Suite of Tools to Help Foodservice Kitchens to Solve Food Waste Issues
At the core of Impact Suite is the Goals feature. This feature scans food waste data to find a kitchen's top food waste possibilities based on frequency, cost, and other factors.
Fremont, CA: Leanpath, a mission-driven technology company, announced the evolution of food waste prevention technology. Impact Suite is an advanced new set of tools that go beyond monitoring food waste and guides kitchens through specific actions to reduce their food waste issues.
Leanpath introduced food waste tracking and analytics to help foodservice kitchens understand their waste. With the Impact Suite, Leanpath now takes food waste technology beyond measurement to measurable impact.
At the core of Impact Suite is the Goals feature. This feature scans food waste data to find a kitchen's top food waste possibilities based on frequency, cost, and other factors. Goals then creates action plans to address that waste, prepares reports, and notifies chefs of progress on a daily and weekly basis.
Data from beta testing has shown that kitchens using Goals saved an additional 3 percent of the cost of goods sold as a percent of revenue versus sites that did not use the tool.
Next in the Impact Suite is Shared Goals, which gives the power of Goals to multi-site managers, enabling them to push action plans to groups of kitchens, aligning large teams around common objectives. Does the corporate food buyer know the price of chicken is rising? She can push a shared goal to every kitchen to cut chicken waste.
As part of the Goals process or as a standalone tool, Alerts, the third pillar of the Impact Suite, notifies chefs and managers in real-time when their Goal items are being wasted or when other high priority waste items have been tracked with Leanpath Trackers.
"Leanpath pioneered automated food waste tracking and analytics, allowing kitchens to quickly 'see' what they are wasting and why," says Leanpath CEO Andrew Shakman. "Now our Impact Suite automates the next step in preventing food waste: turning that data into action."
As the foodservice industry slowly reopens in the face of COVID-19, food waste tracking and prevention are tightly integrated with a kitchen's ability to run efficiently, as revenues are low and costs are high. The Impact Suite helps kitchens to react quickly to food waste problems and address them effectively.