Ludovica Principato is a researcher at Roma Tre University in the Business Studies Department, where she teaches Food and Wine Marketing. She holds a Ph.D. in management with a doctoral thesis on households food waste. Since 2011 she has been a researcher within the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation. Her research interests are in sustainable food systems and in particular on food waste behaviors and consumer health. She lived in Boston for two years where she was a member of the Psychology of Eating and Consumer Health Lab at the Harvard School of Public Health and lead a research project on healthy food consumption in collaboration with the HSPH. During 2013-2014 she was visiting researcher at the Institute for Community Health Promotion at Brown University. From 2011 to 2013 she was research fellow at the University of Roma Tre with a project on food waste. She is a contributor to journals specialized in the food area. She just published her first book with Springer entitled Food Waste at the Consumer Level.