Resources

Tool
29 June 2021

Redistributing surplus food from farms can help those who do not have enough to feed themselves, reduce food waste and ensure that the hard effort of farmers and growers does not go to waste.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Surplus food redistribution
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Fresh produce sector
  • Organics
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Manufacturers
Tool
30 March 2021

The purpose of the Framework for Effective Redistribution Partnerships (‘the Redistribution Framework’) is to help organisations increase volumes of food redistributed in the UK by:

1) Providing a structured and efficient approach to the creation and operation of partnerships which enable successful food redistribution, taking into account the needs and ways of working of both the food surplus provider and a recipient organisation;

2) Supporting more consistent exchange of key information; and 3) Stimulating a more structured approach to the identification of surpluses suitable for redistribution.

The Redistribution Framework is intended to help individual providers and recipients to adopt or adapt their own processes and choices for handling surplus, to fit with existing ways of working, while making it easier for multiple organisations to work with each other.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Surplus food redistribution
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
Tool
15 March 2021

Supporting on-farm measurement of food loss and waste.

This resource pack is for farm advisers, including field teams and technical staff in supply chain businesses who work with farmers, as well as independent advisers. It supports advisers to deliver projects with groups of farmers to measure food surplus and waste together. Working in groups helps farmers to identify differences and collaborate on opportunities to improve.

The resources available to download are:

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
Tool
9 October 2020

This Data Capture Sheet supports the principles to Target, Measure and Act on food waste in support of UN Sustainable Development Goal 12.3, and complies with the international Food Loss & Waste Standard.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Guardians of Grub
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Waste management and reprocessors
  • Trade associations
Tool
24 September 2020

Food waste is an end-to-end challenge that requires end-to-end solutions. WRAP and IGD are inviting businesses to participate in whole chain food waste reduction plans (WCPs) – working together across the supply chain to take joint actions that reduce farm to fork food waste. WCPs form a key deliverable of the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap. Supporters of the Roadmap have committed to Target, Measure, Act to reduce their own food waste, work in partnership with suppliers, and help consumers.

Initiatives:
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Whole chain resource efficiency
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
Tool
22 July 2019

A platform to share and collate data on food loss, waste and surplus in primary production, on a sector-by-sector basis, including context about the quality of the data, variability, crop type and country.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Surplus food redistribution
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Manufacturers
Tool
30 October 2018

The Renewable Fertiliser Matrix details when renewable fertilisers can be used to grow different crops.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Courtauld Commitment
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Retailers and brands
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 Commitment
  • 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
Tool
12 December 2016

The calculator allows those creating and selling compost to see the financial values of key nutrients in compost and digestate when compared to inorganic fertilisers. The values are based on current market prices for fertilisers and the typical readily available nutrient content of composts and digestates.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
Tool
10 May 2016

This guide is aimed at food and drink producers, manufacturers and retailers, logistics providers and wholesalers who are already sending food surpluses to animal feed or those who wish to investigate the possibilities for their company. It will help you identify suitable surplus food, understand the current legislation, and implement robust processes and procedures.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Surplus food redistribution
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands