Shocking levels of food waste in Kenya caused by standard practices of European and UK retailers - FOOD WASTE FEAST AT TEDX NAIROBI (2014 event) | Recycling News Channel | OrganicStream.org | Scoop.it

The Feedback team has uncovered shocking levels of food waste in Kenya caused by standard practices of European and UK retailers. Farmers are faced with overly restrictive cosmetic standards on the appearance of produce and have orders cancelled at the last minute and often after the produce has been flown in to Europe. Many small farmers end up bearing the financial cost of these practices, suffering significant hardship as a result.