These are the foods we waste the most in Britain

Evan Bartlett@ev_bartlett
Wednesday 12 August 2015 11:30

Britain is among the worst countries in Europe when it comes to throwing away perfectly edible food, according to a new study.

On average, people in the UK waste somewhere between 80-110kg of usable vegetables, fruit and cereals each year, compared to just 40-60kg in Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands.

According to research published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, which drew on studies from Defra and other national agencies, these are the 10 foods which get wasted the most:

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