Cosmetic imperfections should not be cause for food waste: UNEP

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Chef Ray Cournede shows Kenyan-grown broccoli rejected by supermarkets

At a posh dinner in Nairobi in February, hundreds of ministers and high-level officials dined at the headquarters of the UN Environment Program (UNEP).

They feasted on perfectly good food grown by Kenyan farmers but rejected by supermarkets in the United Kingdom.

Why the rejection? Cosmetic imperfections.

The dinner was held to make a point – that more effort should be made to cut massive levels of global food loss and waste.

Gerry Adams has the story.

Duration: 3’07″

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