Freshmarx® Food Donate and Waste

Built for Food Waste Management

Freshmarx Food Donate and Waste combines the power of the industry-leading Avery Dennison® Freshmarx® 9417+® Labeling System and software to help restaurants measure and analyze food waste to lower inventory costs and minimize waste by discarding less food or by donating excess - all in one easy-to-use application.


Freshmarx Food Donate and Waste Product Information
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Tracking food waste is a key component in running a successful restaurant.  According to a recent U.S. study*, restaurants could realize an additional $620 million in profit potential per year by adopting prevention solutions such as waste tracking and analytics. For every dollar invested in food waste reduction, restaurants can realize approximately $8 of cost savings.

Freshmarx Food Donate and Waste allows restaurants to determine exactly how much food inventory is being lost as a result of inaccurate inventory management and ordering processes. Store managers can easily track the reason for the waste and where the wastes are occurring and enact action plans to reduce waste in the future.


What restaurants do with their waste is of increasing importance to their customers.  A study by Unilever revealed that 72% of U.S. diners care about how restaurants handle food waste, and 47% would be willing to spend more to eat at a restaurant with an active food recovery program.

With Freshmarx Food Donate and Waste, restaurants have the opportunity to give back to their community and realize potential tax benefits by providing excess food donations in a safe, traceable way. Because many communities require the restaurant to track the donation recipient and/or log the type of food (protein, dairy, etc.) that make up the donation, the tracking and printing capabilities of this solution have been an attractive feature.



  • Log and track donated items
  • Log and track wasted items
  • Print labels for donated items if needed
  • Intuitive, user -friendly interface
  • Operator inputs donate or waste amount from a scale or integrated touchscreen keypad.
  • Selectable unit of measure for the donated amount
  • Selectable choices for the drop-down menu:
    • Reason for Waste
    • Department
    • Food Type
    • Recipient


*ReFED is collaboration of over 50 business, nonprofit, foundation, and government leaders committed to reducing food waste in the United States.  The referenced study is ”Rethinking Food Waste through Economics and Data: A Roadmap to Reduce Food Waste” -

Avery Dennison®
FreshMarx® 9417+® System

A key component of the Freshmarx Food Donate and Waste Solution, the Freshmarx 9417+ combines dual printers with a touchscreen interface and intuitive Freshmarx Prep software to provide an all-in-one compact, robust solution for food service environments. The 9417+ System is an automated solution facilitating a wide range of kitchen tasks including food labeling, date coding, employee training, food donate and waste tracking and nutritional calculations to improve food-safety and kitchen efficiencies.


Avery Dennison® Freshtrax Analysis

Freshtrax is a complementary analysis program where our consultants review your date coding operations and identify process improvements to ensure greater food safety for your kitchen, while also reducing costs. Our experts partner with you to examine each step of your everyday labeling processes and operations, and work with you to create a plan to:

  • Ensure food labeling compliance

  • Standardize and streamline processes

  • Improve efficiency

Want more information about Freshmarx® Intelligent Food Industry Solutions?

To find the right products and services for your business, contact our Food Solutions experts at 800.543.6650, prompt 5 or