Reducing food waste: Getting Singaporeans to embrace ‘ugly food’ [News]

October 24, 2016 by  
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By Liyana Othman, Channel NewsAsia, 24 Oct 2016

More than 790,000 tonnes of food waste was generated in Singapore last year – almost the equivalent of throwing away two bowls of rice every day.

There are no official figures on the breakdown of food waste in Singapore, and also how throwing away blemished or oddly-shaped food may contribute to the problem. But studies have shown that globally, 46 per cent of fruits and vegetables never make it from farm to fork.

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Source: Channel NewsAsia

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2 Responses to “Reducing food waste: Getting Singaporeans to embrace ‘ugly food’ [News]”
  1. K . C .TAN says:

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    Food wastes dispose into garbage bins are matters of concern ,
    unless we recycle them into composts at points of disposals .
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