The FoodSave team at the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) has been working flat out to help food businesses in London reduce their food waste and save money in the process. To date, the FoodSave waste audit average annual savings per businesses is a whopping £6,770, with an average of 5.3 tonnes of food waste and estimated packaging waste saved from landfill. It’s not too late to take part in the project in its final months. Do read on to find out how to get on-board.
Top Tips and Insights
FoodSave’s new Resource Library on the FoodSave website is proving a useful resource with businesses. Sign up for updates, generate and download your own food waste tips sheet, look up food waste info sources and much, much more.
Two new FoodSave case studies, The Shed and Moshi Moshi have been added. Read about their top tips to reduce food waste to make big financial savings. Case studies are continually added, so do check back.
Some number crunching of FoodSave’s results to date have identified where food waste is coming from in London kitchens. They’ve found the average value of food waste for London businesses is a staggering £19,800 annually. Customer plate waste is proving to be restaurants’ most expensive waste stream – at 41% of food waste, followed by ‘prepared not served’ which accounts for 15% of avoidable food waste.
Don’t Miss Out!
Give your business the best possible present and sign up to FoodSave. It runs until March so there are only two and a half months left to take advantage of expert advice, detailed analysis and major waste and cost savings. Book in an introductory meeting now for a FREE food waste audit and consultation.
Reserve your place via the FoodSave website or get in touch using the details below.
If not one yourself, please forward this on to any small or medium-sized food enterprises or networks you may know. There is still time to make reducing food waste your 2015 new year’s resolution. Additional info at www.foodsave.org