Food Waste Action Week 2023 | Creativity is key

The Rotten Truth Love Food Hate Waste has launched its 2023 Food Waste Action Week campaign to tackle food waste domestically. Most surprisingly, their website states, “36 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions could be prevented by saving food from our bins in UK homes”. Here’s a shocker. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates […]

Five ways to reduce workplace food waste

This blog has been specially written to raise awareness of Stand Up for Food Month by Wrap’s Guardians of Grub. This campaign aims to create a stir in commercial kitchens to cut down on excessive food waste. And oh boy, do we have a problem in this country.   For caterers cooking up thousands of […]

Food Waste Action Week 2022

      So what’s Food Waste Action Week all about? Food Waste Action Week is a time of action to encourage the world to tackle food waste. The WRAP charity organises the campaign between 7th-13th March 2022.   Why is it so important?  Food Waste Action Week aims to create lasting change that helps […]

What is Sustainable Catering?

What is Sustainability? Sustainability is now a matter of urgency, no longer a ‘nice-to-have’. In the words of Sir David Attenborough, “It’s a crucial moment in our history. This could be a year for positive change, for ourselves, for our planet and for the wonderful creatures with which we share it. A year the world […]

How Fooditude use OLIO to prevent food waste

Food Waste Action Week shines a light on the food waste problem globally and its impact on the planet. We can all do our bit to reduce food waste in our own lives and businesses. Fooditude’s partnership with OLIO is one such way to divert perfectly good food from going to the bin. WRAP’s research […]

How can small businesses reduce food waste?

I met Imogen Tinkler through a community of food marketers and was instantly taken by her and their family business – Bangers & Balls which she runs with her husband Duncan. Their enthusiasm for farming, foraging, seasonality, local sourcing and zero waste is infectious. For Food Waste Action Week, I wanted to highlight a business […]

Trash to cash: our favourite brands preventing food waste

Did you know, in the UK, we throw away a whopping 900,000 tonnes of bread each year. Or that 40% of the fruit and veg produced on farms cannot be sold due to their size or shape not conforming to retail standards. What if we told you that there is a company that makes tasty […]

Fooditude chefs share 23 tips for fighting food waste at home

There’s a climate emergency going on and we are, in what the United Nations calls, ‘the decade of action’. Our food waste is a part of the climate change problem, and that is what makes WRAP’s Food Waste Action Week, from 1st-7th March, such an important event in the calendar. Now is the best time […]

Fooditude and Food Waste Action Week

It is WRAP’s first ever Food Waste Action Week from 1-7th March 2021. Here’s what we will be doing. Food waste is a colossal problem. WRAP research has found that food waste accounts for the world’s third highest greenhouse gas emissions and is responsible for the waste of precious natural resources as 70% of global […]

Six ways to eat in a more planet-friendly way

You in? Great! Here’s 6 ways you can make your mealtimes more sustainable for our planet:   1. Eat seasonally Nothing beats a seasonal meal, not only do you feel more in touch with nature – it also means what you’re eating has been produced in a less carbon intensive way. Keep in mind that […]