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Reducing food waste through improved use of home freezers

UK consumers currently throw away at least 800 000 tonnes (worth GBP 2 billion) of food each year, due to it ‘not being used in time’, much of which could have been frozen to eat at a later date. Reasons why foods are thrown away rather than frozen include uncertainty about whether a product is suitable for freezing and how best to freeze it to maximize its quality.
UK consumers currently throw away at least 800 000 tonnes (worth GBP 2 billion) of food each year, due to it ‘not being used in time’, much of which could have been frozen to eat at a later date. Reasons why foods are thrown away rather than frozen include uncertainty about whether a product is suit...

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