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Food Waste Facts You Should Know

Posted by Andy Clark on 16th April 2019

Fact One

Over 1/3 of food waste produced globally is wasted.

Fact Two

Over a trillion pounds of food is wasted every year. This weights more than one billion tonnes.

Fact Three

The worlds population who suffer from hunger could be fed on less than a quarter of the food wasted in the UK and Europe alone.

Fact Four

An area that is larger than China is used to grow food which is never eaten.

Fact Five

25% of the worlds fresh water is used to grow food which is never consumed.

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