Politics

Reducing food waste across the supply chain will require policies and regulation both on the international and national level. We want to drive this change and help transform current practices that will move us closer to a sustainable food system.

At the 2015 United Nations General Assembly, countries formally adopted Sustainable Development Goal 12 to ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns. In order to achieve that by 2030, Goal 12.3 was set to halve per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer levels, and reduce food losses along production and supply chains, including post-harvest losses.

UN Sustainable Development Goal

Food waste is becoming recognised not only as a critical issue but one that can be solved. This increasing awareness means that it's now included within the political agenda of a growing number of countries around the world.

We have started to push for policies to make labels more transparent and easily understandable for everyone, and we will continue developing these actions across all our markets.

Expiry dates and date labelling


Too Good To Go released its first white paper tackling the issue of date labelling. Expiry dates are responsible for 10% of food waste in Europe, we want to draw attention to the confusion around labelling to instigate change.

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We want to work hand in hand with governments and policymakers to change regulations that currently cause food waste. Our ambition is to impact the political agenda in at least 5 of our key countries through our own campaigns and initiatives with fellow partners.