Tesco has revealed food waste figures for its operations for the first time:
- 68% of salad to be sold in bags is thrown out - 35% of it in the home
- 40% of apples are wasted
- A quarter of grapes are wasted between the vine and the fruit bowl
- A fifth of all bananas are unused - with customers throwing one in 10 in the bin
- Just under a half of bakery items are wasted
Figures released by Tesco show a shocking level of waste across its supply chain, with lessons for consumers as well as supermarkets.
From storing apples in the fridge to rejuvenating stale bread, there are many easy ways to reduce food waste in your home.