Unilever Food Solutions’ latest World Menu Report demonstrates the issue of food waste hits a nerve with U.S. consumers who eat out at least once a week. Nearly 80 percent of U.S. diners express concern about the amount of food thrown away every day in restaurants, cafeteria and other out-of-home venues.
The global report surveyed 4,000 diners in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, China, Russia, Poland, Brazil and Turkey to measure consumers’ attitudes toward the food service industry’s food waste disposal methods and sustainability practices. The report also showed:
The report’s focus on sustainability highlights one of the fundamental initiatives that Unilever Food Solutions is dedicated to addressing through its enhanced consultation services, specifically its “Your Kitchen” service. Through this service area, Unilever Food Solutions works with restaurant chefs and operators to help run organized and efficient kitchens that work smarter rather than harder.