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Food consumed vs. food loss

There’s No Time to Waste!

April 11, 2014

According to a study from the Natural Resources Defense Council, Americans discard 40 percent of the food supply every year, and the average American family of four ends up throwing away an equivalent of up to $2,275 of food each year. Properly storing your food can help extend its life! Here are a few tips to help break this cycle of waste and keep some of your hard earned-money in the bank!

Danielle DeBow

Marketing and Communications Manager

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Food consumed vs. food loss

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization 2011