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How to solve bread waste?

What is the problem?

Bread is one of the world’s favourite foods. In Flanders, the average person consumes 38 kg bread at home per year. A study of 2015 showed that approximately 270 million kg of bread and bakery products are produced in Flanders.

However, bread is not only one of the most favourite foods, it is also one of the most wasted foods. According to the same 2015 study 25% of the total bread and bakery production in Flanders is lost along the supply chain1. Based on the approximated total production, this equals 69 million kg of bread every year.

What are the reasons?

  • Quality standards
  • Inadequate buying size
  • Desire for fresh bread
  • Inacurrate forecasting

Solutions to bread waste:

  • Prevent
  • Resell
  • Reuse

 

Read more

Discover the video "Hack Bread Waste"

 

Source: FOODWIN 

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