...hungry. The Independent discusses Co-Chairman of the Conservative Party, Ben Elliot and his thoughts on UK food waste during the current global pandemic. The Food Surplus and Waste Champion discusses his recent letter written to all of the large retailers and supermarkets asking them to be "more flexible about best before dates and to work more closely with redistributors". Mr Elliot says “Only in a crisis do things actually change in society”.
Businesses and not-for-profits in England will benefit from £1.15 million of funding to help them come up with creative new ways to tackle food waste by changing people’s behavior or transforming it into other materials...“The country’s first ever Food Waste Action Week will be taking place from Monday 11th May and I encourage and implore everyone to get stuck in, joining together and taking the fight to food waste,” Ben Elliot said when announcing the ‘Food Waste Action Week’.