Food tsar Dimbleby tells companies produce an annual report on food waste

Food tsar Dimbleby tells companies produce an annual report on food waste
Food tsar Dimbleby tells companies produce an annual report on food waste
Food tsar Dimbleby tells companies produce an annual report on food waste to enable scrutiny and 'maintain public pressure on companies to do the right thing'

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Henry Dimbleby's Government-commissioned National Food Strategy has recommended that all food businesses with more than 250 employees be legally required to publish food waste figures

Henry Dimbleby's Government-commissioned National Food Strategy has recommended that all food businesses with more than 250 employees be legally required to publish food waste figures

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Boris Johnson's food tsar has called on companies to declare the amount of waste they produce – in a victory for The Mail on Sunday's War on Food Waste campaign.

Henry Dimbleby's Government-commissioned National Food Strategy has recommended that all food businesses with more than 250 employees be legally required to publish food waste figures – a key demand of our campaign.

The founder of the Leon restaurant chain said that businesses should produce an annual report on food waste to enable scrutiny and 'maintain public pressure on companies to do the right thing'.

Mr Dimbleby, whose report will influence a White Paper being developed by the Government, said: 'Slashing the food waste this country produces at all levels is vital, so I am delighted to support The Mail on Sunday's War on Food Waste campaign.

'If food waste were a country, it would be the third-largest greenhouse gas emitter behind China and the US, which is why reducing the 9.5 million tons of food waste Britain produces overall each year is at the heart of my strategy.'

Under Mr Dimbleby's proposal, food businesses

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