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Businesses Aim to Drive Down UK’s Annual £20 Billion Food Waste Bill

All major retailers and 50 per cent of larger food businesses to target, measure, act, and report on food waste by September 2019. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

Businesses in the UK have committed to drive down the country’s annual £20 billion food waste bill, equivalent to more than £300 per UK citizen. Accordingly, all major retailers and 50 per cent of larger food businesses to target, measure, act, and report on food waste by September 2019. The UK’s largest retailers, food producers, manufacturers, and hospitality and food service companies have committed to industry food waste reduction roadmap; developed by the government’s waste reduction body, Wrap, and the food and grocery charity IGD to reduce the issue of food waste. As many as 90 organisations have begun the…

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