The Impact of Food Waste

Food Waste

We waste more food than we consume.

“58% of the food produced in Canada is thrown away.

32 percent of wasted food – equalling 11.2 million metric tonnes of lost food – is avoidable and edible food that could be redirected to support others.”

Second Harvest Canada commissioned a study from Value Chain Management to measure food waste across Canada. The results will shock you. Read the whole report here.

Second Harvest is Canada’s largest food rescue organization and an expert in perishable food recovery. gives food donors a simple and fast system to connect their food with those who need it.