Reducing food waste is a challenge that all restaurants now face as sustainability has become an urgent responsibility for our entire sector.
Every year, around 100,000 tonnes of food waste goes uneaten. We must all commit to discovering how to reduce food waste in our organisations to support a fair distribution of natural resources for our planet and for our bottom line. After all, reduducing food waste also equates do saving money, and this can only improve your business performance all round.
If you’re looking at how to reduce food waste in your business, you need to look closely at how you manage food stocks and suppliers.
Accurately forecasting how much food you need to purchase is essential to prevent food waste. Ordering too much will leave you with a surplus which means losses for your business. Poor sales forecasting can also mean overproduction, and food that is prepared but not sold is thrown away.
Technology is definitely your ally to avoid over-consumption and waste during all stages of the kitchen process, from purchasing to the table. Tech solutions are undoubtedly the most effective way to help you reduce food waste through accurate procurement, smooth stock rotation and efficient production.
Easilys f&b kitchen management software helps you optimise your supplier relationships and place more accurate orders in line with intelligent sales forecasting features. The tool enables you to monitor stocks through a simple dashboard, even on the go, via mobile.
Our menu cards enable you to standardise dishes and portions across all sites, and the Easilys f&b waste management tool enables you to identify the main sources of waste and help you build an action plan to fight food waste in the future.