Avoidable food waste: cost breakdown in QSR in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013

This statistic presents costs of avoidable food waste by cost element in quick service restaurants in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2013. Food purchase accounted for more than half of the cost of food waste in UK QSRs, at 58.6 percent. Labour shared 34.1 percent of the cost.

Distribution of costs of avoidable food waste in quick service restaurants in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2013, by cost element

Share of costs
Food Purchase58.6%
Labour34.1%
Energy2.9%
Administration2.1%
Waste Management1.9%
Water0.2%
Transport0.1%
Consumables0%
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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.

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