Takeaway restaurant food waste rises during lockdown
Takeaway restaurants in the UK are generating over 25% more food waste during the coronavirus crisis due to unpredictable ordering patterns, research by Just Eat has revealed.The findings show that takeaway restaurants are producing £148 worth of food waste a week on average, up from £111 before the COVID-19 lockdown, representing a £16.7m rise for the sector as a whole.
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