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Another hard working day at the Foodshare. Well done ladies for the amazing effort you have put into today.

Proportions of wasted food & drink (‘edible parts’) by food group:

• Fresh vegetables & salad – 28%

• Drinks – 15%

• Bakery – 11%

• Meals – 9%

• Dairy & eggs – 9%

• Fresh fruit – 6%

• Meat & fish – 6%

[The remaining 16% is made up of other foods such as sauces, pasta, rice, cakes & desserts, oils & fats and confectionery]

Top 10 most wasted food & drink items in UK homes (that could have been eaten):

• Potato (fresh)

• Bread

• Milk

• Meals (home-made and pre-prepared)

• Fizzy drinks


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