Lidl passes four million meal milestone in food waste redistribution initiative

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UK supermarkets throw away 250,000 tonnes of food every year. Image: Incisive Media
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UK supermarkets throw away 250,000 tonnes of food every year. Image: Incisive Media

Supermarket chain announces plans to donate a further 250,000 meals through the run-up to Christmas

Lidl has redistributed the equivalent of more than four million meals since 2017, the German supermarket chain revealed today, as it announced plans to donate a further 250,000 meals to community groups...

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