Freshmarx Food Donation | Avery Dennison

Freshmarx® Food Donation

Built for Community Service

What restaurants do with their excess food 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. In addition, most food donations are tax deductible.


Freshmarx Food Donation Information
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With Avery Dennison® Freshmarx® Food Donation, restaurants have the opportunity to give back to their community and realize potential tax benefits by providing surplus 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.

Freshmarx Food Donation combines the power of the industry-leading Avery Dennison® Freshmarx® 9417+® Labeling System, a weigh scale and software to help restaurants measure and analyze food surplus to lower inventory costs and minimize surplus by donating excess – all in one easy-to-use application. 

  • Reduce landfill waste and methane emissions 
  • Help feed food-challenged families 
  • Reduce business cost and increase consumer savings 
  • Improve sales by gaining consumer respect. 

Track surplus food by:

  • Reason for Donation 
  • Department 
  • Food Type 
  • Recipient 


  • Log and track donated items
  • Print labels for donated items if needed
  • Intuitive, user-friendly interface 
  • Operator inputs donate amount from a scale or integrated touchscreen keypad

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FreshMarx® 9417+® System

A key component of the Freshmarx Food Donation, 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