International Bacon Day

Bacon fanatic or not, few will disagree that the bacon buttie is one of Britain’s culinary triumphs, with Antonio Carluccio calling it his “favourite British food” and Al Murray saying it is “the greatest hangover cure known to man”.

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Minimising wastage: Starve your bin, fill your tummy and fatten your purse

On average 18 million tonnes of food is thrown away every year in the UK alone*. This is split roughly into thirds by suppliers and producers, vendors and home wastage.

We hear over and over again about shocking food wastage statistics such as this – but how many times have you heard your inner voice saying, ‘Yes, but it’s OK because I had leftovers for lunch, so I can’t be one of those people who wastes a lot’? Continue reading