The survey also showed the most common type of promotion is a straight price reduction. "Buy one get one free" (BOGOF) offers account for less than two per cent of all products bought.
The BRC says the debate about food waste should focus on helping households to reduce the amount they throw away rather than blaming retail practices. The report builds on recent figures published by WRAP showing a 13 per cent decrease in household food waste over the past three years.
Fresh Talk hot links