Reducing Food Waste

A Happy Farmer

According to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, UK households waste a shocking 7.2 million tonnes of food every year, of which 4.4 million is avoidable. Enter Gousto! At Gousto we love food and hate waste. Our recipe kits are an innovative and extremely rewarding way to reduce food waste. The quality, pre-portioned ingredients and easy-to-follow meal plans ensure that delicious, satisfying meals can be produced with nothing wasted. By providing only the precise ingredient portions needed for the number of people you are cooking for, you will never be faced with the problem of having purchased too much food.

Food waste is a massive issue that is having a devastating effect on the environment and your wallet. With over 15% of all food and drink purchased going to landfill, there has never been a more urgent need to find an effective solution to food waste. Using Gousto recipe kits to create a meal plan enables you to actively play a part in tackling this crisis, plus they’re a fantastic way to rediscover the joy of home cooking. Each meal plan is designed to provide exact measured ingredient portions and simple step-by-step recipe cards, so that all you do is cook and enjoy.

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To further our commitment to tackling the global food waste crisis we’ve partnered with government-backed ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ initiative. Love Food Hate Waste is an organisation dedicated to raising awareness of the need to reduce food waste, and working with partners like us to find effective solutions to the problem. We’re proud to be a part of this movement, and to have enabled millions of customers to enjoy cooking delicious meals with zero resulting food waste. Join today to create your own family meal plan comprising of delicious Gousto recipes.

Delivering quality, pre-portioned ingredients with step-by-step recipe cards, Gousto enables you to take pride in your culinary creations without any of the usual faff. Simply choose recipes you love from our weekly menu and cook delicious meals with zero food waste. With free delivery nationwide and a variety of meals to cater to every diet, healthy, home-cooked food is only a Gousto box away.

A Gousto box with fresh food