Tag Archives: Grocery Retail

The ugly truth

FOOD WASTE is costing the retail grocery sector £6.9bn, with complex supply chains creating a pricemeal approach to waste prevention. Manufacturers and retailers need to refocus their efforts.   Retailer standards can result in 40% of edible produce being rejected, and then often ploughed back into the land or siphoned off for animal feed. DEFRA,…
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Waste targets within reach for grocery

GROCERY RETAILERS and manufacturers in the UK are making significant progress in meeting the waste and recycling targets set out in phase 2 of the Courtauld Commitment.   Companies have already managed to cut packaging weight and waste by 5.1% and reduce household food waste by 3%. This puts them well on track to meet…
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