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Should we bin 'best before' dates?

Posted on: 19 Apr 2024

Within the industry of global food production, a startling truth unfolds: one-third of the food we produce will never reach our plates. Food waste is a key climate change issue as it causes about 8-10% of global emissions (Source: Driven to Waste Report, WWF/Tesco). 


The magnitude of this issue is evident, with an annual toll reaching a staggering 1.3 billion tonnes of lost food. Beyond economic concerns, this alarming statistic underscores the urgent environmental implications inherent in our current food production and consumption practices. 


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