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Hello BESTers,

Grocery stores are some of the biggest generators of food waste.  
However, in many cases, grocers don't know (or don't disclose) exactly 
how much food waste they generate.  This is changing in the UK, where 
the country's largest grocery chains have pledged to regularly release 
to the public how much food waste they generate.  This movement was 
spearheaded by Tesco last year, when the chain admitted to generating 
28,500 tons of food waste in the first six months of 2013.  The chains 
have also committed to reducing the waste they send to landfills to 1% 
by 2020.  It will be interesting to see if this trend jumps across the 
pond, and US grocery chains increase the transparency of their food 
waste problem.

Have a great weekend,
Ryan

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/jan/29/rivals-follow-tesco-reveal-amount-food-waste

Rivals to follow Tesco in revealing amount of food wasted
The Guardian
Sarah Butler
January 28, 2014