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posted on 14 February 2016

How Much Does Food Waste Cost Britain Each Year?

by Felix Richter, Statista.com

-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy

With the rise of foodbanks and ever tighter household budgets, the issue of food waste is becoming ever more present in the social consciousness.

Changing our habits at home and while in the supermarket is clearly important, with half of the UK's food waste coming from private households. But what is the food industry itself doing and how much does this waste actually cost?

Research by WRAP suggests that the annual bill for the hospitality and food service sector runs as high as 2.94 billion pounds, with this figure having increased continuously over the analysed period. This chart appeared recently in the Independent.

This chart shows the estimated total cost of food waste in the UK from 2006 to 2016.

Infographic: How much does food waste cost Britain each year? | Statista

You will find more statistics at Statista.

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