This guide is a summary of the top actions from best practice guidance developed by WRAP, Defra, and the FSA for each highly wasted food category that industry can adopt to reduce household food waste.

The guide is intended to be a point of quick reference for industry, including retailers, brands and manufacturers, looking to encourage the reduction of household food waste. The categories included are:  

  • Uncut fresh produce
  • Prepared fresh produce
  • Dairy
  • Bakery
  • Meat.

Please contact The Courtauld Commitment for more information or to discuss what else your business could do on pack or in-store to reduce household food waste, including:

  • embedding WRAP/Defra/FSA best practices within your own internal labelling policy
  • custom research
  • off the shelf interventions (on-pack or in-store) to encourage consumer behaviour change
  • bespoke interventions.

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