Financial Health Barometer Food Waste Infographic 2019

Financial Health Barometer Food Waste Infographic 2019

Field Notes, powered by KPMG, is a weekly news update on news nationally and globally from the agri-food sector.

Ian Proudfoot

Global Head of Agribusiness, Partner - Audit

KPMG in New Zealand


[25 November, Rabobank Australia]

The fourth highest food waster in the world per capita is Australia, and Rabobank Australia is calling to action the government, industry stakeholders and consumers to help reduce this. The total annual spend on food waste increased from AUD$8.9 billion (approx. NZD$9.2 billion) in 2018 to AUD$10.1 billion (approx. NZD$10.5 billion) in 2019. 34 percent of the waste is produced by households whilst 31 percent is from primary production and 25 percent from manufacturing.

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