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Report
16 September 2021

WRAP works with governments, businesses and citizens to create a world in which resources are used sustainably. Read our April 2020-21 annual review to learn more about our mission to accelerate the move to a sustainable, resource-efficient economy.

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • Eliminating problem plastics
  • The UK Plastics Pact
  • Plastic packaging design
  • Global Plastics Pacts
  • Reuse and refill
  • Film and flexible packaging
  • Waste management and end markets
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Surplus food redistribution
  • Water stewardship
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Guardians of Grub
  • Guardians of Grub Becoming a Champion
  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions
  • Food date labelling
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • Fresh produce sector
  • Dairy sector
  • Bakery sector
  • Ambient foods sector
  • Convenience, chilled foods and frozen
  • Funding
  • Whole chain resource efficiency
  • Household food waste
  • Behaviour change interventions
  • TRIFOCAL
  • Refresh
  • UN SDG 12.3
  • Textiles
  • Fibre & fabric selection
  • Consumer behaviour
  • Re-use & recycling
  • Non-clothing textiles
  • Design for extending clothing life
  • SCAP 2020
  • Textiles 2030
  • ECAP
  • Collections & recycling
  • Consistency in collections
  • Service design
  • Communicating with residents
  • Contamination prevention
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
  • Recycling in urban areas
  • HWRCs & bring sites
  • Commercial waste
  • Material Recovery Facilities
  • Re-use
  • Dry materials
  • Organics
  • Recovered materials markets
  • Market situation reports
  • Market snapshots
  • Gate fees
  • UN SDG 12.5
  • Electricals
  • Product durability
  • Minimising product returns
  • Consumer behaviour
  • Re-use and recycling
  • Circular Economy Fund
  • Public Sector Procurement Support
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Textiles sourcers, producers and designers
  • Waste management and reprocessors
  • Local Authorities
  • Packaging producers
  • Trade associations
  • National government and departments
  • Non-governmental organisations
Report
15 September 2021

In June 2020, 40 key stakeholders from across the UK meat production and supply chain came together, facilitated by WRAP's Courtauld Commitment, to pledge to make the UK meat industry one of the most efficient and sustainable in the world. This summary highlights the areas of significant progress made and the areas that require greater focus.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Surplus food redistribution
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Guardians of Grub
  • Guardians of Grub Becoming a Champion
  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions
  • Food date labelling
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • Whole chain resource efficiency
  • UN SDG 12.3
  • UN SDG 12.5
  • Consumer behaviour
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Trade associations
  • National government and departments
  • Non-governmental organisations
Case study
11 December 2020

Lyons is a leading supplier of freshly cooked prawns, shellfish and other seafoods. It is committed to responsible sourcing, building ethical relationships, and producing the finest, freshest prawns and seafood.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
17 November 2020

.We’re a buccaneering, privately owned, family business with almost 30 years’ experience, and we’re based in Whitby - a real place with a rich history as a fishing port. We also have a processing site in Kilkeel, Northern Ireland. We employ over 400 people across our 2 sites and produce around 9000 tonnes of seafood.'

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
17 November 2020

'Our goal is to become a business where sustainability is truly embedded through knowledge, engagement, collaboration and innovation.'

 

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
17 November 2020

Noble Foods has grown to become one of the leading supplier of farm fresh eggs to the grocery market.

 
Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
17 November 2020

Moy Park is one of the UK’s top 15 food companies and one of Europe’s leading poultry producers.

 

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
17 November 2020

Kerry Foods is a leading supplier of chilled and frozen food products in the UK and Ireland and is part of the Kerry Group.

 

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
17 November 2020

Kepak is an Irish, family-owned food company with over 50 years of expertise in meat craft.'

 
Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
17 November 2020

Hilton Foods UK is a specialist food packing business.

 
Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Meat, poultry and fish
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
17 November 2020

Espersen was established in 1937 and is now recognised as one of the world’s leading white fish processors with a full assortment of chilled as well as frozen seafood.

 

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
17 November 2020

Cranswick has a rich British farming heritage, beginning as a group of farmers rearing and nurturing pigs with their generations of know-how.

 
Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers