Food waste or food loss is food that is discarded or lost uneaten.
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body.
Tossed Out: Food Waste in America by NETNebraska
The causes of food waste or loss are numerous and occur at the stages of producing, processing, retailing and consuming.
Food Waste In The UK Versus France by BBC Three
Global food loss and waste amount to between one-third and one-half of all food produced.
Loss and wastage occur at all stages of the food supply chain or value chain.
A supply chain is a system of organizations, people, activities, information, and resources involved in
In low-income countries, most loss occurs during production, while in developed countries much food – about 100 kilograms per person per year – is wasted at the consumption stage.