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Firms aim to double food redistribution

Signatories to WRAP’s voluntary Courtauld Commitment 2025 have agreed to double the amount of food surplus they send for redistribution by 2020.

The signatories include large grocery retailers, food and drink manufacturers and the hospitality and food service sectors.

They have agreed “an ambition” to work collaboratively with WRAP to double the amount of surplus food they redistribute by 2020 against a 2015 baseline.

WRAP says this should double redistribution to at least 30,000 tonnes within five years, equating to an additional 60 million meals, worth an estimated £60m a year.

The charity has also published new case studies from Courtauld Commitment 2025 members:

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