How can retailers reduce food waste?

18 January 2017

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee hears from supermarkets, Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers and the Food and Drink Federation in the third evidence session of its food waste in England inquiry.


Wednesday 18 January 2017, Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

At 2.15pm

  • Tim Smith, Group Quality Director, Tesco
  • Louise Evans, Director of Corporate Affairs, Sainsbury's
  • Victoria Harris, Head of Sustainability and Responsible Resourcing, Waitrose
  • Steven Butts, Head of Corporate Responsibility, Morrisons

At 3.45pm

  • Tony Sophoclides, Director of Communications, Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers
  • David Bellamy, Environment Policy Manager, Food and Drink Federation

Purpose of the session

This session will explore a number of themes, including:

  • Transparency in food waste data;
  • How the retail industry can reduce food waste;
  • How the hospitality and food sector can reduce food waste;
  • Re-distribution to charities; and
  • Separate food collections

Further information

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