EMBRACING THE FREEZER AT CHRISTMAS TO BEAT THE WASTE OF FESTIVE FOOD LEFTOVERS.
Three quarters of us struggle to eat all of the food we buy for the festive season, and across the UK 2 million turkeys and 74 million mince pies are binned. Freezing our food can cut food waste by half, saving food and up to £250 per family each year.
Our polling unearthed some of the challenges families face when freezing food. Over half the people polled told us that a lack of freezer room drives further food wastage. But 55% of those who do freeze food forget about it. Two-fifths of people were unsure what they could freeze and how long it is safe to keep something frozen.
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