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News & Events / New citizens’ food report shows we’re loving food and hating waste during lockdown

WRAP have released a new report on 5 May looking at ‘Citizen responses to the Covid-19 lockdown – food purchasing, management and waste.’ The report shows that the lockdown is having a profound effect on citizens’ daily lives, including:


Also published is a new blog from WRAP’s Head of Citizen Behaviour Change Sarah Clayton, on why the results give us real hope for the future. The message is clear that we all have a role to play in helping to make loving food and hating waste the new normal.


As a reminder, here are also some of the resources and support WRAP has made available in recent weeks to boost surplus food redistribution: