Household food and drink waste in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012, by food group

Weight of household food and drink waste in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2012, by food group (in 1,000 tonnes)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 1, 2013
Household food and drink waste in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012, by food group This statistic illustrates the weight of household food and drink waste in the United Kingdom in 2012, by food group. Roughly 910,000 tonnes of fresh fruit was wasted by UK households in 2012.
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Weight of household food and drink waste in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2012, by food group (in 1,000 tonnes)

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Waste in thousand tonnes
Fresh vegetables and salads1,600
Drink1,300
Fresh fruit910
Meat and fish570
Bakery560
Dairy and eggs480
Meals (home-made and pre-prepared)440
Other390
Processed vegetables and salad180
Cake and desserts160
Staple foods 150
Condiments, sauces, herbs and spices140
Oil and fat72
Confectionery and snacks62
Processed fruit21
Waste in thousand tonnes
Fresh vegetables and salads1,600
Drink1,300
Fresh fruit910
Meat and fish570
Bakery560
Dairy and eggs480
Meals (home-made and pre-prepared)440
Other390
Processed vegetables and salad180
Cake and desserts160
Staple foods 150
Condiments, sauces, herbs and spices140
Oil and fat72
Confectionery and snacks62
Processed fruit21
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 1, 2013
This statistic illustrates the weight of household food and drink waste in the United Kingdom in 2012, by food group. Roughly 910,000 tonnes of fresh fruit was wasted by UK households in 2012.
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