Unilever Food Solutions’ latest World Menu Report demonstrates the issue of food waste hits a nerve with U.S. consumers who eat out at least once a week. Nearly 80 percent of U.S. diners express concern about the amount of food thrown away every day in restaurants, cafeteria and
other out-of-home venues.
- Seventy-two percent of U.S. diners are concerned about environmentally-friendly disposal of food waste.
- More than 60 percent felt that there should be more transparency about the sustainable practices of restaurants.
- Nearly half would spend more for meals at restaurants and food service locations that are taking steps to limit food waste.