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Scrap eat challenge

More than a third of Britain’s fruit and veg crops are rejected because of their wonky shape or imperfect size. Every year UK households produce seven million tonnes of food waste, worth £15 billion. But all is not lost. Eco-conscious food entrepreneurs are beginning to rescue this produce from the bin by turning it into dips, ales, relishes and other delicious foods and drinks. Meet Britain’s waste food heroes – and get stuck in!


Saving the world starts with beer. At least that’s what the guys at Toast Ale believe. The company, set up by food-waste campaigner Tristram Stuart in 2016, brews beers using left-over fresh bread from big bread companies.

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