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The cost of food waste in the UK every year

  • Home made & pre-prepared meals

    £2,100,000,000 440000 tonnes
  • Standard bread

    £550,000,000 460000 tonnes
  • Wine

    £270,000,000 42000 tonnes
  • Pork / Ham / Bacon

    £640,000,000 99000 tonnes
  • Poultry (chicken/Turkey/duck)

    £660,000,000 110000 tonnes
  • Speciality bread

    £130,000,000 49000 tonnes
  • Apple

    £89,000,000 110000 tonnes
  • Cakes/gateau/doughnuts/pastries

    £380,000,000 86000 tonnes
  • Milk

    £290,000,000 290000 tonnes
  • Fish and shellfish

    £320,000,000 29000 tonnes
  • Carbonated soft drink

    £200,000,000 230000 tonnes
  • Cheese

    £230,000,000 34000 tonnes
  • Beef

    £260,000,000 34000 tonnes
  • Potato

    £230,000,000 320000 tonnes
  • Breakfast cereal

    £230,000,000 70000 tonnes
  • Yoghurt / Yoghurt drink

    £130,000,000 54000 tonnes
  • Fruit juice and smoothies

    £150,000,000 120000 tonnes
  • Other condiments etc

    £650,000,000 140000 tonnes
  • Savoury products

    £190,000,000 44000 tonnes
  • Stone fruit

    £170,000,000 32000 tonnes

Source: WRAP Household Food and Drink Waste in the UK Nov 2012

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