About
Company

Eliminate food waste and make fresh food accessible to all

From the fruit in your fridge to our planet at large, we’re driving positive change by building a better fresh food ecosystem.
Grocery team workers
Shopper selecting fresh apples
Our vision

A world where everyone has the food they need and none of it goes to waste

People need access to fresh food to live happy and healthy lives, but one-third of what we grow goes uneaten. We’re working to fix that.

Sustainability

Eliminating food waste is only the beginning

By building technology to reduce food waste, we also cut back on water use and carbon emissions throughout the fresh supply chain. We’re proud to contribute to making our world more sustainable, all while delivering business impact for our customers.

Impact

The benefits of better tech continue to grow

As more and more grocers adopt the Afresh platform, we’re seeing meaningful impact on communities and the planet.
44
million
pounds of food waste prevented
24
million
kg of CO2 emissions reduced
886
million
gallons of water saved

Learn more about our impact:

Afresh sustainability grocery impact report

How we're building a fresher future

Get a taste of the positive change that's possible with better tech

Want to save the planet? Start with food waste

Learn about the solvable problem of food waste—and how we can fix it
Leadership

Meet the Afresh team

Matt Schwartz
CEO, Co-Founder
Nathan Fenner
President, Co-Founder
Dain Charette
Chief Revenue Officer
Kristina Kemmer
SVP OF ENGINEERING
Evan Kravitz
VP of sales
Katie Tokars
VP of People
Erica Hanson
VP of strategy and finance
Cynthia Carpio
Director of Finance and Accounting
Sean Meador
Director of Product Engineering
Aria Jelinek
Director of Product Marketing
Recognition

Praise for our team

In the news

  • Press
  • Article

AI is Now Analyzing Your Garbage

Artificial intelligence has its sights set on your trash as companies use the tech to tackle food waste.

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  • Press
  • Article

A.I. Is Spying on the Food We Throw Away

Artificial intelligence is peering into restaurant garbage pails and crunching grocery-store data to try to figure out how to send less uneaten food into dumpsters.

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  • Press
  • Case Study

Reducing Fresh Strawberry Loss & Waste in the Retail Supply Chain

The Pacific Coast Food Waste Commitment (PCFWC) commissioned a study on food waste in thefresh strawberry supply chain to identify hotspots and suggest interventions to reduce food loss and waste (FLW) and maximize profit.

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  • Press
  • Article

Convenience: 3 key priorites for consumers

Convenience remains in high demand in the retail grocery industry, and it extends far beyond meal kits and prepared foods.

Every part of a consumer’s grocery shopping experience adds up. Some key factors include the ease of checkout, consistent availability of staple food items, personalized suggestions, options for all dietary needs, and packaging for on-the-go.

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  • Press
  • Article

How Tech Advances Can Lead to Fresh Success

Tools built to improve forecasting and smooth operations give retailers a leg up in fresh foodservice, according to presentations at NRF 2024: Retail's Big Show.

Explore
  • Press
  • Article

AI is Now Analyzing Your Garbage

Artificial intelligence has its sights set on your trash as companies use the tech to tackle food waste.

Explore
  • Press
  • Article

A.I. Is Spying on the Food We Throw Away

Artificial intelligence is peering into restaurant garbage pails and crunching grocery-store data to try to figure out how to send less uneaten food into dumpsters.

Explore
  • Press
  • Case Study

Reducing Fresh Strawberry Loss & Waste in the Retail Supply Chain

The Pacific Coast Food Waste Commitment (PCFWC) commissioned a study on food waste in thefresh strawberry supply chain to identify hotspots and suggest interventions to reduce food loss and waste (FLW) and maximize profit.

Explore
  • Press
  • Article

Convenience: 3 key priorites for consumers

Convenience remains in high demand in the retail grocery industry, and it extends far beyond meal kits and prepared foods.

Every part of a consumer’s grocery shopping experience adds up. Some key factors include the ease of checkout, consistent availability of staple food items, personalized suggestions, options for all dietary needs, and packaging for on-the-go.

Explore
  • Press
  • Article

How Tech Advances Can Lead to Fresh Success

Tools built to improve forecasting and smooth operations give retailers a leg up in fresh foodservice, according to presentations at NRF 2024: Retail's Big Show.

Explore

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