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Supporting Food and Drink Businesses

Our Food Waste Reduction team is here to help food and drink businesses in the fight against food waste. We offer resources, advice and support, so that you can reduce your environmental impact, and your costs.

Businesses can cut food waste and cut costs

In today's business landscape, reducing costs and achieving savings has neve been more critical. With Zero Waste Scotland's Food Waste Reduction Support, your business can effectively reduce expenses by minimising food waste. Embracing this approach not only benefits your bottom line but also contributes to the well-being of our planet. 

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Scotland's Food Waste Reduction Action Plan

The Scottish Government have launched the 'Food Waste Reduction Action Plan' which commits to an ambitious target of reducing Scotland's food waste by 33% by 2025. 

Businesses can support this target through various strategies within your business processes, as well as engaging suppliers and customers to foster a culture of food waste reduction.

Food industry case studies

Learn how other businesses in the hospitality and food sector are implementing food waste reduction strategies. 

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