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How Much Bread Do We Waste in the UK?

Unfortunately, it’s a lot more than you might think. Bread waste is off the scale.

We waste 900,000 tonnes of bread every year in the UK. Around 24 million slices every day. That’s a LOT of bread waste.

To put that in perspective that’s approximately 19 Typhoon submarines – the largest and heaviest ever built (they’re 175 meters long).

Toast Ale are aiming to reduce that amount significantly by using bread that would otherwise go to waste to brew beer.

 

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