United States – How much food is wasted in America?

Food waste is a significant issue in the United States. Estimations suggest that approximately 35% of food produced in the country is wasted each year. This is a very large amount and equates to around 140 billion pounds of food. Approximately, it can also be translated to one pound of food per person per day.Continue reading “United States – How much food is wasted in America?”

United Kingdom experiences food waste

Due to climate change and the recent mild autumn, the UK has been experiencing a surplus of vegetables, including potatoes, cabbages, cauliflower and broccoli. Apart from the surplus, this phenomenon also brings about a fear of a shortage of core vegetables next year. Many UK farmers have complained that they had to steer away fromContinue reading “United Kingdom experiences food waste”