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Norway, Oslo: TotalCtrl, a Founder Institute Oslo portfolio company, today announced a new partnership with Atea, the third largest IT infrastructure provider in Europe. In a changing and uncertain environment, it is essential for players in the food value chain to adapt the business model and streamline tasks. For this reason, TotalCtrl and Atea is combining technology and customer relations to ensure safe and easy traceability of food information from A to Z (using tools like blockchain), as well as ensure the minimization of food waste and losses in different stages throughout the entire value chain.

Lead advisor for GlobeTrack at Atea Norge AS Eugenie Bakous, says,

Sustainability, fraud, food waste, consumer awareness, demand and transparency at all levels are drivers for the collaboration. TotalCtrl and Atea covers different links in the value chains and will together offer a standard solution for tracking and documentation of data to ensure a more sustainable and circular value chain.

The benefits of this new partnership will help players in the value chain increase profits and at the same time reach the climate goals.

  • SDG 2: One-third of food is wasted despite billions going hungry.

  • SDG 12: By 2030, most of the world has committed to halve global food waste.

  • SDG 13: Each year, we waste edible food and this releases 3.3 gigatons of CO2 equivalent.

About TotalCtrl: TotalCtrl, a Norwegian software company, leverages its unmatched food waste prevention technology to unlock immense possibilities in the food industry, driving sustainable and measurable results to create a future without food waste, where all people have food to eat. TotalCtrl is a kitchen inventory management tool that helps food services businesses optimize their planning, purchase and use of food inventory by providing data-driven insights that enables quick decision-making. For more information, visit https://totalctrl.com/

About Atea: Atea as Nordic supplier of IT infrastructure. In 2020, turnover exceeded 40 billion NOK The group has approx. 7000 employees internationally, is the third largest IT infrastructure provider in Europe, and is the market leader in the Nordic and Baltic countries in this sector. For more information, visit www.atea.com.

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