Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has reduced the nation to tears over a pile of parsnips.
— Bex Silvestri (@BexSilvestri) November 16, 2015
Why? Because these veggies, along with thousands of wonky carrots and misshapen courgettes, were all going to waste.
A staggering 3.9 million tonnes of food are wasted every year by the food and drink industry. Fareshare estimate 10 per cent of this hasn’t gone off – it is still good to eat.
That means enough food to make 800 million meals goes straight in the bin.
That seems mad, doesn’t it? More