Reducing food waste can seem a daunting challenge when you first start, so it’s important to focus on the benefits to your business. The financial opportunity is similar to that of any improvement in efficiency.
There are several significant benefits in approaching food waste reduction through established systems for continuous improvement:
- There are usually regular reports in place to share data and performance visually
- The methods of gathering data (measuring the right data) are established and widely understood
- Teams are familiar with assessing progress against targets, and revising targets over time