Estimated food waste from major supermarkets in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016

Estimated food waste from major supermarkets in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016 (in tonnes)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jul 6, 2016
Estimated food waste from major supermarkets in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016 This statistic shows estimates of wasted food from major supermarkets in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016. In this year Tesco was found to generate the highest volume of food waste at 59.4 thousand tonnes. This was followed by Sainsbury's with a waste generation of approximately 35.8 thousand tonnes and Asda with 32 thousand tonnes of food waste generated. It should be noted that supermarkets differ in their redistribution, food donation and waste policies.
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Estimated food waste from major supermarkets in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016 (in tonnes)

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Volume in tonnes
Tesco59,400
Sainsbury's35,832
Asda32,020
Aldi13,377
Waitrose12,529
Co-op12,411
Marks and Spencer10,152
Iceland2,080
Volume in tonnes
Tesco59,400
Sainsbury's35,832
Asda32,020
Aldi13,377
Waitrose12,529
Co-op12,411
Marks and Spencer10,152
Iceland2,080
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jul 6, 2016
This statistic shows estimates of wasted food from major supermarkets in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016. In this year Tesco was found to generate the highest volume of food waste at 59.4 thousand tonnes. This was followed by Sainsbury's with a waste generation of approximately 35.8 thousand tonnes and Asda with 32 thousand tonnes of food waste generated. It should be noted that supermarkets differ in their redistribution, food donation and waste policies.
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