SA throws away 9 million tons of food annually - expert

A lot of food purchased produced in South Africa ends up on municipal rubbish dumps, according to the Institute of Waste Management of SA.

CapeTalk's John Maytham on Friday spoke to the institute's Prof Suzanne Oelofse about the food wastage problem.

Listen to the conversation below:

Some of the waste in the food supply chain - before it reaches the consumer - goes for animal feed, but the majority ends up on land fills...

Prof Suzanne Oelofse, Institute of Waste Management of SA

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