Food Waste


How to prevent food waste?

The amount of good food that is wasted in The Netherlands adds up to billions of euros per year. Solutions for reducing food waste are within easy reach and reductions of between 40 and 50 percent are possible, research of Wageningen University & Research shows.

The biggest food waster in The Netherlands is the consumer. About half of all the food wastage happens at people's homes. This is not just a waste of money, it is especially a waste of valuable resources that were needed to produce and transport the food.

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The infographic shows that food wastage is caused on many levels in the food supply chain. Click on the image for more information.