Food Waste Reduction Roadmap Progress Report 2019

Type of document: Project documents

Embedding a culture of Target, Measure, Act into the food and drink sector is critical to achieving the Courtauld 2025 targets and UN Sustainable Development Goal 12.3. The ambitious aim for the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap was to have 50% of the UK’s largest 250 food businesses implementing Target, Measure, Act by September 2019, aiming for all by 2026.

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The Food Waste Reduction Roadmap Progress Report 2019 outlines the progress that has been made in the Roadmap's first year to embed Target, Measure, Act in the UK food sector. This means in practice: - setting a food waste reduction target for their UK operations; - measuring and reporting food surplus and waste according to the Roadmap guidelines; - taking action to reduce food waste in their own businesses; and - through engagement and innovation helping to reduce food waste from their suppliers and consumers.