WRAP: UK farms wasted £30m worth of strawberries and lettuces in 2015

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Around nine per cent of the UK's strawberry crop went to waste in 2015, says WRAP
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Around nine per cent of the UK's strawberry crop went to waste in 2015, says WRAP

Pest and disease damage, forecasting errors and strict product specifications were responsible for a waste mountain of soft fruit and salads, according to farmers

UK farms wasted 10 ten per cent of their annual strawberry crop in 2015, according to new figures published today by waste advisory body WRAP that highlight the huge scale of food waste generated on British...

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