About 670,000 Tons of Food Are Disposed of by Bulgarians Every Year

Society | February 12, 2019, Tuesday // 17:06|  views


In Bulgaria, nearly 670,000 tons of food goes to the trash every year. The reason - households buy more than they can consume.

Administrative procedures make it difficult for manufacturers and shops to donate food with a low shelf-life. Bulgarians do not fully understand the labels on food labels, a study by the European Commission shows. This is one of the reasons for the high amount of food waste. People do not make a difference between the "use before" and "best to" labels.


Tags: food waste, best to, use before, trash, Bulgaria


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