ReFED Analysis Reveals Food Waste Represents $18.2 Billion Profit Opportunity for Grocery Retailers

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ReFED Analysis Reveals Food Waste Represents $18.2 Billion Profit Opportunity for Grocery Retailers

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Today, ReFED, a multi-stakeholder nonprofit committed to reducing the $218 billion of food waste in the United States, launched the Retail Food Waste Action Guidewhich finds that food waste represents an $18.2 billion opportunity for grocery retailers.

The Retail Food Waste Action Guide was created with input from more than 30 expert contributors, including major retailers such as Ahold Delhaize USA, Albertsons, Kroger, Publix, Safeway, Target, Wegmans, Walmart, and Whole Foods.

“Grocery retailers have a great opportunity to lead the way in curbing food waste through the implementation of best practices,” said Darcie Renn, Senior Sustainability Manager, Albertsons Companies. “As we continue to reduce waste in our operations, Albertsons Companies is pleased to have contributed to ReFED’s guide that will support all retailers in their efforts to tackle this issue.”

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CAMPAIGN: Moving Towards Zero Waste

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