Food wholesalers seek help over unwanted produce

Trade group says £20m of meat, fruit and veg is lying in storage after restaurants closedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFood wholesalers are calling for help from the government as they struggle to deal with tens of thousands of tonnes of fruit and vegetables, fresh meat and dairy products no longer required by restaurants, hotels and schools.As much as £20m of food with a shelf life of less than three months is lying in warehouses, according to one trade group, after the government ordered the closure of millions of hospitality businesses around the country. Continue reading…

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