Government dishes up £5m fund for tackling food waste

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About 100,000 tonnes of edible food from retailers and manufacturers goes to waste each year | Credit: Nick Saltmarsh
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About 100,000 tonnes of edible food from retailers and manufacturers goes to waste each year | Credit: Nick Saltmarsh

Government funding will go to organisations working to redistribute surplus food from retailers and manufacturers

Food waste charities in England are being urged to pitch for a share of a £5m government fund designed to help reduce food waste, which Whitehall officials hope will increase the volume of surplus food...

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