The UK’s largest retailers, food producers and manufacturers, as well as hospitality and food service companies have committed to milestones laid out in a new ground-breaking industry food waste reduction roadmap, developed by IGD and WRAP to tackle food waste in the UK.
All have agreed to adopt the principles of Target, Measure, Act within their own operations, and to invite their suppliers to do the same. This will bring consistency to measuring food waste, and increase collaborative work to keep the UK on track in delivering its part of the UN Sustainable Development goal 12.3; to halve global food waste by 2030.
The Food Waste Reduction Roadmap encompasses the entire supply chain from field to fork. Each business has agreed to: