UK named ‘exemplar’ as Food Waste Reduction Roadmap membership passes 210

Global food waste report names the UK an exemplar in the growing challenge to hit Sustainable Development Goal 12.3, as Food Waste Reduction Roadmap exceeds 210 businesses. More than 60 businesses publicly report food surplus and waste data today, including 54 Tesco suppliers and international growers. Sainsbury’s and Waitrose begin first Whole Chain Projects to tackle supply chain food waste under UK Food Waste Reduction Roadmap. Burger King UK, McDonald’s UK and Pret A Manger join Roadmap, and new hospitality pilot to inspire food waste champions across the country.  Latest comparable…

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Food Waste Reduction Roadmap expands focus to farms

New guidance expanding the reach of the UK’s Food Waste Reduction Roadmap is published today, providing growers with advice on how best to measure food surplus and waste on farm to identify the causes; and help inform where action is needed. Developed in collaboration with leading trade bodies and industry organisations, the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap Grower Guidance includes two practical ‘how-to’ guides and dedicated tools for in-field measurement. WRAP, the body which developed the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap with IGD, designed the new resources to help growers apply the…

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Sainsbury’s pledges its support to an ambitious new Food Waste Reduction Roadmap developed by IGD and Wrap.

Sainsbury’s has used its website to pledge its support an ambitious new Food Waste Reduction Roadmap developed by IGD and Wrap. They made the pledge on their website and it is repeated below: Tackling food waste has been a key area of focus for Sainsbury’s for a number of years and as a business we are taking innovative steps across our entire value chain. By working closely with our farmers and growers, we are able to ensure what they grow matches the quantities our customers will buy. Crucially, we also…

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