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Case study
13 November 2020

Greencore Group plc is a leading manufacturer of convenience foods.

 
Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Convenience, chilled foods and frozen
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
13 November 2020

Froneri is an ice-cream, frozen food and chilled dairy company bringing together decades of business and manufacturing expertise from Nestlé and R&R.

 
Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Convenience, chilled foods and frozen
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
13 November 2020

Freshpak is one of Britain’s leading chilled food manufacturers. Based in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, the company makes a huge range of sandwich fillings, dips, vegetable and fish pates, mayonnaise and egg products. 

 

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Convenience, chilled foods and frozen
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
13 November 2020

Bakkavor is a leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, employing over 20,000 people globally.

 

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Convenience, chilled foods and frozen
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
Case study
11 November 2020

Greencore Group plc is a leading manufacturer of convenience foods and supplies a wide range of chilled, frozen and ambient foods to successful retail and food service customers in the UK. Its diverse range of customers and products can lead to short production runs and frequent changeovers risking higher wastages, especially to effluent streams from line washdowns.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Convenience, chilled foods and frozen
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Guide
11 September 2020

WRAP’s mission is to accelerate the move to a sustainable, resource-efficient economy through:

  • re-inventing how we design, produce and sell products
  • re-thinking how we use and consume products
  • re-defining what is possible through re-use and recycling
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 2025
  • 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
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
Guide
21 April 2020

Date labels, storage advice and freezing for food safety

This summary information produced by WRAP, the Food Standards Agency and Defra covers date labelling and storage instruction requirements for surplus food, in order for it to be safely redistributed. The aim is to increase the amount of food made available by food businesses for redistribution and accepted by recipient organisations.
 

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Surplus food redistribution
  • Courtauld 2025
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Guardians of Grub
  • Food date labelling
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • Fresh produce sector
  • Dairy sector
  • Bakery sector
  • Ambient foods sector
  • Convenience, chilled foods and frozen
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Packaging producers
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Local Authorities
  • Trade associations
  • Non-governmental organisations
Guide
1 January 2020

There are many considerations when deciding on pack design, label layout and content. 

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Courtauld 2025
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Food date labelling
  • Convenience, chilled foods and frozen
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Retailers and brands
  • Packaging producers
  • Trade associations
Report
23 September 2019

Outlining progress made in the first year of the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap.

Highlights
  • 185 organisations committed to the Roadmap, including 156 food businesses.
  • 121 large businesses provided evidence of having implemented Target, Measure, Act.
  • More than 40 businesses publicly reported food surplus and waste data in 2019.
  • Engagement and training sessions were held with more than 150 businesses.
Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Courtauld 2025
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Guardians of Grub
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • Fresh produce sector
  • Dairy sector
  • Bakery sector
  • Ambient foods sector
  • Convenience, chilled foods and frozen
  • Whole chain resource efficiency
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Waste management and reprocessors
Case study
19 September 2019

Find out about the many convenience, chilled and frozen food businesses that have signed up to the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap, and are taking targeted action to reduce waste in their own operations.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Convenience, chilled foods and frozen
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
17 September 2019

Business case studies from producers and manufacturers implementing 'Target, Measure, Act' in the food and drink supply chain.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • Fresh produce sector
  • Dairy sector
  • Bakery sector
  • Ambient foods sector
  • Convenience, chilled foods and frozen
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Tool
21 September 2018

A ground-breaking, industry wide roadmap and toolkit that:

  • Allows businesses to measure and report consistently and with confidence.
  • Helps food businesses take targeted action to reduce waste in their own operations, their supply chain and from consumers.
  • Helps the food sector deliver against Courtauld 2025 targets.
  • Helps the UK deliver its part in delivering the UN's Sustainable Development Goal 12.3.
Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Surplus food redistribution
  • Courtauld 2025
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Guardians of Grub
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • Fresh produce sector
  • Dairy sector
  • Bakery sector
  • Ambient foods sector
  • Convenience, chilled foods and frozen
  • Whole chain resource efficiency
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Waste management and reprocessors
  • Trade associations