Reducing waste

How to reduce food waste

Did you know each UK household throws away on average £500 worth of food each year? We're doing all we can to prevent food waste in our stores and help you reduce food waste in your home. Follow our simple steps to play your part.

One third of the food produced in the world gets lost or wasted every year.
That’s around 1.3 billion tonnes.

food waste Fareshare


Since 2013, we've partnered with FareShare to distribute surplus fruit, vegetables, ready meals and chilled items from our depots to community groups helping vulnerable people across the UK. So far we've given away over 3m meals and counting.