Families waste £680 on food a year

Hannah Ricci

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Are you guilty of throwing food away at the end of the week? Millions of us are, according to recent figures, which found that the average household still throws away up to 20% of the food they buy – worth £680 over the course of a year.

With more and more families struggling to deal with rising costs, it is a surprise many can afford this huge wastage, so can we cut down?