Preparatory study on food waste across EU 27

External Data Spec Published 13 Jan 2014
Addressing a lack of information about food waste in Europe. Food waste is composed of raw or cooked food materials and includes food loss before, during or after meal preparation in the household, as well as food discarded in the process of manufacturing, distribution, retail and food service activities. It comprises materials such as vegetable peelings, meat trimmings, and spoiled or excess ingredients or prepared food as well as bones, carcasses and organs.
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