Avoidable waste in food and drink manufacturing sub-sectors in the UK 2016

Avoidable waste in food and drink manufacturing in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016, by manufacturing sub-sector (in metric tons)*

Avoidable waste in food and drink manufacturing sub-sectors in the UK 2016 This statistic shows estimates of the amount of avoidable waste in food and drink manufacturing in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016. The production of dairy products entails the most avoidable waste at 200,000 metric tons, followed by meat, poultry and fish at 160,000 metric tons.
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Avoidable waste in food and drink manufacturing in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016, by manufacturing sub-sector (in metric tons)*

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Avoidable waste in metric tons
Dairy products200,000
Meat, poultry and fish160,000
Ambient products130,000
Fresh fruit and vegetable processing100,000
Bakery, cake and cereals90,000
Alcoholic drinks60,000
Prep-prepared meals60,000
Confectionery30,000
Soft drinks and fruit juices25,000
Milling10,000
Sugar2,000
Avoidable waste in metric tons
Dairy products200,000
Meat, poultry and fish160,000
Ambient products130,000
Fresh fruit and vegetable processing100,000
Bakery, cake and cereals90,000
Alcoholic drinks60,000
Prep-prepared meals60,000
Confectionery30,000
Soft drinks and fruit juices25,000
Milling10,000
Sugar2,000
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This statistic shows estimates of the amount of avoidable waste in food and drink manufacturing in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016. The production of dairy products entails the most avoidable waste at 200,000 metric tons, followed by meat, poultry and fish at 160,000 metric tons.
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