Distribution of costs of avoidable food waste in restaurants in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2013, by cost element
Avoidable restaurant food waste: cost breakdown in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013
This statistic shows costs of avoidable restaurant food waste in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2013, by cost element. Food purchase accounted for over half of the cost at 50.5 percent, followed by labour at 41.9 percent. Energy and waste management were among the smaller cost contributors.
Distribution of costs of avoidable food waste in restaurants in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2013, by cost element
Share of costs
Food Purchase50.5%
Labour41.9%
Energy2.9%
Waste Management1.9%
Administration1.8%
Water0.5%
Consumables0.3%
Transport0.1%
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Source

Release date

November 2013

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

January 2013 to May 2013

Age group

Supplementary notes

* Forecast.

Avoidable restaurant food waste: cost breakdown in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013
This statistic shows costs of avoidable restaurant food waste in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2013, by cost element. Food purchase accounted for over half of the cost at 50.5 percent, followed by labour at 41.9 percent. Energy and waste management were among the smaller cost contributors.
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