With Kitche, users can instantly create a digital food inventory by scanning receipts and be notified as items near their expiration date
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Spotted: Kitche is a free app designed for reducing food waste and saving money at home. Working towards creating a more sustainable food industry, the app offers helpful reminders and tips to ensure food items are not forgotten or wasted.
Kitche contains various features to help stop users from producing waste and keeps track of the food they have at home. As soon as they have finished their food shop, users can instantly create a digital version of their items by scanning their receipt. The app then categorises the products and assists in cutting down waste by notifying the user when they are near their expiry date.
You can also swipe to “toss” products and track the associated costs of food waste on a weekly basis. One of the most important features is that the app provides thousands of recipes, filtered through the products that users have available.
With 30 per cent of all food produced ending up wasted globally, the problem has recently been receiving increasing attention from policy-makers, which inspired British firm QVentures’ investment in Kitche earlier this year.
Users in the UK can now download Kitche for both Android and iOS.
Written By: Serafina Basciano