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£3 billion worth of food ends up in UK bins

UK consumers are throwing away £3 billion worth of eatable fruit and vegetables away per year, according to new research.As part of its Love Food Hate Waste campaign, the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has found that people throw out 5.1 million whole potatoes each year, followed by 4.4 million apples and 1.6 million bananas.WRAP has been working with supermarket giant Sainsburys, to find out why consumers are wasting fresh produce and what can be ...