More food outlets looking to reduce waste during festive season [News]

December 28, 2015 by  
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By Olivia Siong, Channel NewsAsia, 27 Dec 2015

During the festive season, food waste is expected to go up by about 10 to 20 per cent, according to the non-governmental organisation Zero Waste. Some organisations have been looking tackle the problem.

The increased waste comes from preparing more food during the festive season.

“I think if you organise a party during the festive season you might cook too much or order too much food,” explained Mr Eugene Tay, executive director of Zero Waste. “For F&B companies during the festive season, they might anticipate more crowd or customers, so they might prepare or cook more food.”

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Source: Channel NewsAsia