Tesco reveals full extent of food waste

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Tesco bagged saladMore than two thirds of bagged salad is wasted, with half of this waste occurring in the home, according to data published by Tesco.

Tesco has become the first retailer to publish figures on food waste in its business. The supermarket analysed the 25 most popular food items across their lifecycles to find out where waste occurred.

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