Over £4m awarded to redistribution organisations in England

Over £4m awarded to redistribution organisations in England

Over 80 non-profit organisations have received support as part of the first wave of funding under the Covid-19 Emergency Surplus Food Grant, according to the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP). Launched in early April in response to the immediate challenges...
Food manufacturers reduce food waste by 160,000 tonnes

Food manufacturers reduce food waste by 160,000 tonnes

According to the Courtauld Commitment 2025 milestone report, the amount of food saved by UK food manufacturers totalled a net saving of £190 million between 2015 and 2019. Published by WRAP, a sustainable food research company, the report also found that the amount of...
WRAP report on household waste released

WRAP report on household waste released

Sustainability body WRAP has published its latest Retail Survey, indicating to what extent the UK’s largest grocery retailers and major brands have made progress implementing best-practice guidance on date labels, product life, pack size and storage/freezing advice....
‘Guardians of Grub’ launch to beat food waste

‘Guardians of Grub’ launch to beat food waste

A new industry campaign has launched today to tackle nearly £3 billion worth of food that is wasted every year across the entire hospitality and food service sector, of which 75% could have been eaten.  The Guardians of Grub campaign was developed by WRAP as part of...