Trade associations representing the nation’s food manufacturers, food retailers and restaurants launched a series of infographics that represent the key findings of a new analysis, the 2014 Analysis of U.S. Food Waste among Food Manufacturers, Retailers and Restaurants. The infographics offer context and explanation around their respective industry waste streams:

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and National Restaurant Association (NRA) represent three big trade associations tackling one big problem: food waste.  Together they founded the Food Waste Reduction Alliance, an industry-led initiative focused on reducing food waste by increasing food donation and sending unavoidable food waste to productive use (energy, composting, etc.) and away from landfills.  For more information and the complete report, visit

Source: Food Waste Reduction Alliance