Food waste share from retail, food service and households by category 2017

Distribution of food waste from retail, food service and households in the United States in 2017, by category*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 1, 2018
Food waste share from retail, food service and households by category 2017 This statistic illustrates the food loss share from retail, food service and households in the United States in 2017, broken down by single category. In that year, meat, poultry and fish products made up a share of six percent of total food losses in the United States.
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Distribution of food waste from retail, food service and households in the United States in 2017, by category*

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Percentage of food wasted
Fresh fruits and vegetables39%
Prepared foods and leftovers28%
Liquids, oils, and grease9%
Dairy and eggs7%
Meat and fish6%
Baked goods6%
Snacks and condiments3%
Dry food1%
Other1%
Percentage of food wasted
Fresh fruits and vegetables39%
Prepared foods and leftovers28%
Liquids, oils, and grease9%
Dairy and eggs7%
Meat and fish6%
Baked goods6%
Snacks and condiments3%
Dry food1%
Other1%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 1, 2018
This statistic illustrates the food loss share from retail, food service and households in the United States in 2017, broken down by single category. In that year, meat, poultry and fish products made up a share of six percent of total food losses in the United States.
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