Britons waste six meals a week, report says
7 November 2013 Last updated at 08:00 GMT
Despite many households feeling the pinch with rising energy and food bills, research suggests that the average UK household throws out the equivalent of six meals a week.
Buying too much, serving overly large portions and confusion over the shelf life of food are said to be the main reasons for discarding groceries.
John Maguire reports.