Whatever the season, there is always a time when fruit bowls look a little bit worse for wear. Even if you try to make sure overripe fruits at the bottom of the bowl make it back to the top, some produce always ends up rotting away. From banana bread to vegan cakes, there are many […]
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This summer, sandwich experts M&S are launching three new beers brewed using surplus bread from their sandwich factory. Aptly named ‘ Used our Loaf ’ surplus crusts replace some of the malted barley in the brewing process – helping reduce the carbon impact of the beers and reducing food waste. Brewed by Adnams in Southwold, […]
Tesco is to help prevent a potential lemon shortage by putting perfect green lemons on its supermarket shelves. This follows the move by the retailer to remove ‘best before’ dates on selected fruit and vegetable lines to avoid food being thrown out unnecessarily. Despite the skin being slightly green the fruit is still as crisp […]
Tesco has just announced it is removing ‘Best Before’ consumption guidance dates of nearly 70 fruit and vegetable lines in its latest move to help reduce food waste. The move is being made to help prevent perfectly edible food from being thrown away. It follows a recent campaign by the National Federation of Women’s Institutes […]
A new range of cold-pressed juices, using wonky fruit and vegetables that may otherwise have been discarded, has exclusively launched by Tesco. Aimed at tackling food waste, the Waste NOT range uses surplus apples, beetroot, strawberries and watermelon that would otherwise fall outside produce specifications. According to the retailer, the new range could save around […]
Food waste has become a huge problem. From farm to plate, about one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption gets wasted. In the meantime 1 in 9 people goes hungry at night. Wasting food is not only shameful, but it also uses valuable environmental resources and costs money. In the […]
If you have ever grown your own fruits and vegetables, you know that, just like us, they come in all shapes and sizes! With over 1/3 of produce being wasted, the plight of non-calibrated, imperfect fruits and vegetables is very real. Don’t be fooled by appearances, the wonky fruits and vegetables being thrown away taste […]
Whenever you hear of an innovative project about food waste, UK campaigner Tristam Stuart is somehow involved. Here he strikes again bringing us the best thing since sliced bread. Toast Ale is the UK’s first ever bread to beer ale. Brewed by craft purveyors Hackney Brewery, the innovative and great tasting ale uses fresh, surplus bread otherwise thrown […]
Ever thought that it would be great to be able to give away some of your leftovers or surplus homegrown apples instead of throwing them away? Well, look no further. Whether you have got food or want food, the Olio App is here to help share unwanted food so it does not end up in […]
Our obsession with “Best Before Date” and “Sell By Date” means that we throw perfectly good food away. According to WRAP 56% of eggs are thrown away because they are “out of date”. That’s an incredible amount considering eggs are still good to eat weeks after the date printed on the box. So how many days […]
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