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The cost of food waste in the UK every year

  • Home made & pre-prepared meals

    £1,700,000,000 490000 tonnes
  • Standard bread

    £640,000,000 540000 tonnes
  • Wine

    £480,000,000 51000 tonnes
  • Pork / Ham / Bacon

    £440,000,000 93000 tonnes
  • Poultry (chicken/Turkey/duck)

    £350,000,000 81000 tonnes
  • Speciality bread

    £300,000,000 80000 tonnes
  • Apple

    £300,000,000 180000 tonnes
  • Cakes/gateau/doughnuts/pastries

    £280,000,000 91000 tonnes
  • Milk

    £280,000,000 360000 tonnes
  • Fish and shellfish

    £250,000,000 32000 tonnes
  • Carbonated soft drink

    £250,000,000 280000 tonnes
  • Cheese

    £240,000,000 38000 tonnes
  • Beef

    £240,000,000 43000 tonnes
  • Potato

    £230,000,000 290000 tonnes
  • Breakfast cereal

    £210,000,000 75000 tonnes
  • Yoghurt / Yoghurt drink

    £210,000,000 80000 tonnes
  • Fruit juice and smoothies

    £190,000,000 160000 tonnes
  • Other condiments etc

    £190,000,000 66000 tonnes
  • Savoury products

    £180,000,000 45000 tonnes
  • Stone fruit

    £170,000,000 43000 tonnes

Source: WRAP Household Food and Drink Waste in the UK Nov 2009

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