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FEED A FAMILY ABROAD


Do something today which will help the world tomorrow; sponsor a dehydrator for a family of small-scale farmers 

SPONSOR A UNIT

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FEED A FAMILY ABROAD


Do something today which will help the world tomorrow; sponsor a dehydrator for a family of small-scale farmers 

SPONSOR A UNIT

 

we can make a change

and say goodbye to needless food waste

KinoSol is a small-scale, solar powered dehydrator for fruits, vegetables and grains. It is fully powered with natural solar energy and uses no electric inputs.  Whether you live in bustling Shanghai or deep in the Andes Mountains, we have a unit which easily preserves produce of all kinds. The goal of KinoSol is to end food waste, increase nutrient availability, and improve the livelihoods of subsistence farmers around the world.  Today, one third of all food produced is wasted and KinoSol is working to save this third. 

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UNITS ARE OFFICIALLY FOR SALE


KinoSol units are finally here! You can do your part by sponsoring a unit which will be sent to a farmer abroad. Join KinoSol's mission and end food waste around the world. 

click the link below to support a farmer abroad!

ORDER 

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UNITS ARE OFFICIALLY FOR SALE


KinoSol units are finally here! You can do your part by sponsoring a unit which will be sent to a farmer abroad. Join KinoSol's mission and end food waste around the world. 

click the link below to support a farmer abroad!

ORDER 

it's time for a food revolution

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KinoSol has officially launched as a Specific Benefit Corporation (SBC) and we are thrilled to officially become a company!  We also want to make sure you understand what that means and how a for-profit company can pursue social good.

SBCs are for-profit companies that are obligated to consider the impact of their decisions on not only shareholders, but also society as a whole. We are legally required to use profits to make positive impacts on specific categories. For KinoSol, that means ensuring everyone has access to a dehydrator so they can preserve and store their food. Our mission is to end post-harvest loss, improve health, and create entrepreneurial opportunities for subsistence farmers throughout the world.

KinoSol left its mark on a community in rural Uganda, click the link below to learn more about our time field testing in Africa:

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learn about our partners


KinoSol is constantly working to ensure our product is perfect. We want our dehydrators to function seamlessly even in the harshest environments.  Since we are a small team, we want to partner with organizations which are already working with communities.  We donate the dehydrators to the organizations in return for data on functionality and cultural needs.  Learn more about our partners and their efforts to improve the lives of subsistence farmers!

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learn about our partners


KinoSol is constantly working to ensure our product is perfect. We want our dehydrators to function seamlessly even in the harshest environments.  Since we are a small team, we want to partner with organizations which are already working with communities.  We donate the dehydrators to the organizations in return for data on functionality and cultural needs.  Learn more about our partners and their efforts to improve the lives of subsistence farmers!

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pursuing perfection

We are dedicated to finding the best design.  One that ensures that even that most small-scale farmer can preserve as much of their yields as possible.  With the help of dedicated engineers, food scientists, and development experts we have developed a simple design suitable for even the harshest conditions. KinoSol is in the process of developing two unique designs for urban and rural settings. 

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Save the Third


Globally, one third of all food produced is wasted at various points in the food supply chain. This results in huge amounts of resources being used in vain. Per capita, more food is wasted in the developed world, which is most often seen at the retail level. For developing countries, waste usually occurs during the early stages of the supply chain.

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Save the Third


Globally, one third of all food produced is wasted at various points in the food supply chain. This results in huge amounts of resources being used in vain. Per capita, more food is wasted in the developed world, which is most often seen at the retail level. For developing countries, waste usually occurs during the early stages of the supply chain.

 

we need sustainability

Each night one in eight people on earth fall asleep with nothing in their stomach. The problem is not lack of food, but lack of reliable access.  There is food to feed the world's hungry, but unfortunately it ends up rotting before anyone can consume it. Currently, we are throwing away over one third of edible food every year, which is enough to feed every hungry person currently living on earth. If current waste trends continue, food production will need to increase 70-100% to feed a population of 9 billion people; which is estimated to occur in the year 2050.  Increasing environmental degradation is escalating issues associated with food production as well. The world must grow more food on less land, with fewer available resources, and more marginal inputs.  Creating products which aim to reduce food waste while sustaining environmental resources is becoming a prevalent need with each passing day. 

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We want KinoSol units to be in the hands of subsistence farmers all over the world and to accomplish this we are working to make our name known! We have had the opportunity to be in various publications and are working hard to share our story and end global food waste.

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Featured In


We want KinoSol units to be in the hands of subsistence farmers all over the world and to accomplish this we are working to make our name known! We have had the opportunity to be in various publications and are working hard to share our story and end global food waste.