Food waste – 10 facts for you to digest

It’s a fact – most of us waste far too much! In the UK the average family throws away 22% of their weekly shop, which is worth £800 per year. In the U.S., the per-family equivalent is worth a staggering $2,275 each year! (Info’ from olioex.com). Food waste statistics 1. Over 1/3 of all food produced globally goes to waste. 2. The annual value of food wasted globally is $1 trillion, and it weighs 1.3 billion tonnes. 3. All the world’s nearly one billion hungry people could be fed on…

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