UK: Tesco unites potato suppliers to cut food waste

British retail chain Tesco has announced it will bring potato suppliers, Branston and Samsworths, together to reduce food waste, by using all their production for mashed and prepared meals. Mark Little, head of the Food Waste Reduction department, explains on Tesco’s blog that potatoes come in all shapes and sizes and, previously, some of the extremely “wonky” ones would get left in the field. To solve the problem, the retail chain takes now more potatoes than ever before, with its “Perfectly Imperfect Range” programme. More