Food waste is a hot topic these days. Until recently no-one knew how much food supermarkets wasted. ‘‘I remember the discourse at the time — ‘We don’t waste food’ — they wouldn’t even admit to having food waste,’’ Associate Prof Miranda Mirosa, of the University of Otago’s food science department, said. While they were doing fairly well in comparison, there were still unacceptable amounts of food going to waste and lots of room for improvement, she said. It was a complex issue, Prof Mirosa said.
Source: Otago Daily Times March 24, 2020 14:26 UTC