Avoidable household food and drink waste cost in the UK 2012, by food group

Cost of avoidable household food and drink waste in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2012, by food group* (in million GBP)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 1, 2013
Avoidable household food and drink waste cost in the UK 2012, by food group This statistic shows the cost of avoidable household food and drink waste in the United Kingdom in 2012 by food group. Roughly 900 million British pounds worth of fresh fruit brought into UK households was wasted in 2012.
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Cost of avoidable household food and drink waste in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2012, by food group* (in million GBP)

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Cost in million GBP
Meals (home-made and pre-prepared)2,100
Meat and fish2,100
Fresh vegetables and salads1,700
Drink1,300
Fresh fruit900
Bakery860
Dairy and eggs780
Condiments, sauces, herbs and spices650
Cake and desserts570
Processed vegetables and salad510
Confectionery and snacks410
Staple foods350
Processed fruit190
Oil and fat55
Other29
Cost in million GBP
Meals (home-made and pre-prepared)2,100
Meat and fish2,100
Fresh vegetables and salads1,700
Drink1,300
Fresh fruit900
Bakery860
Dairy and eggs780
Condiments, sauces, herbs and spices650
Cake and desserts570
Processed vegetables and salad510
Confectionery and snacks410
Staple foods350
Processed fruit190
Oil and fat55
Other29
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 1, 2013
This statistic shows the cost of avoidable household food and drink waste in the United Kingdom in 2012 by food group. Roughly 900 million British pounds worth of fresh fruit brought into UK households was wasted in 2012.
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