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Tesco Commits to Giving All Food Waste to Charity by End of Next Year

Tesco Commits to Giving All Food Waste to Charity by End of Next Year

TESCO has committed to sending no surplus food to waste from its stores by the end of next year under an initiative it hopes will involve 5,000 local charities and groups.

The UK’s biggest grocery chain said the plan followed a “farm to fork” commitment to tackle food waste from its suppliers, through stores and into customers’ homes.

The retailer’s latest figures show 55,400 tonnes of food were thrown away at its stores and distribution centres in the UK last year, of which around 30,000 tonnes could otherwise have been eaten - equivalent to around 70 million meals.

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