Reducing food waste at home

Reducing food waste at home


Adopting healthy and balanced eating habits helps provide our body with all the nutritive elements it needs. But above all, the joy of good food makes it possible to take pleasure in discovering new cultures. However, this time dedicated to discovery and sharing leads to an altogether more unpleasant phenomenon : food waste.

The term “food waste” is used when edible food is thrown away. Such waste may occur at each step of the life of a food product, from production to distribution, storage or consumption. Note that not all products get thrown out in the same proportions. Fruit and vegetables are most affected by food waste.

Each of us throws out an average of 20 kg of food waste every year, including 7 kg of products still in their packaging. And this, often, despite our stro...