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Wasted Bread: Unveiling the Shocking Truth Behind Soaring Food Waste

Why is bread wasted so much? It’s the staff of life, in the form of a baked good, and it has a pretty long shelf life. So why is it that so much of it goes to waste?

If you’re a bread baker, you know the feeling.

You bake up a fresh batch of bread, and within a few days, it’s all gone.

That’s because people love fresh bread, and they’ll eat it until it’s all gone.

– We make too much of it

We make too much of it.

We are not talking about the latest Hollywood blockbuster or the latest iPhone, although those are also guilty of having us make too much of them.

We are talking about bread.

Why do we make too much of it? Is it because we love the smell of fresh baked bread in the morning? Or because we love the way it tastes? Or is it something else entirely?

The reality is that we make too much of bread because we are afraid of not having enough.

We are afraid that we will run out and not be able to get more.

This is a real fear for many people, especially those who are struggling to make ends meet.

But the reality is that we often have more than enough bread.

In fact, we often have too much of it.

This leads to the second problem: what do we do with the extra bread?.

Do we just throw it away? That seems like a waste.

But what other options do we have? We could try to give it away, but that is not always easy to do.

We could try to sell it, but that is not always possible.

– It’s often serve as a plate for other foods which are the real star of the meal

Although many people love the comfort of bread, it’s often serve as a plate for other foods which are the real star of the meal.

This is why bread gets wasted a lot.

In a restaurant, there’s usually a basket of bread on the table before the meal comes.

Most of the time, people will finish it and ask for more.

They do this because they don’t want to waste food, but what they don’t realize is that by doing so, they’re wasting more.

When you think about it, there’s a lot of bread that goes into restaurants.

It’s one of the most inexpensive items they can buy and they know that people will always eat it.

So, why do we waste so much of it? The problem is that we don’t think about how much we’re wasting until we see a basket of bread on the table.

Then, it hits us that we’re actually wasting quite a bit.

– We expect it to last for weeks, if not months

On a typical day, some of the food that is thrown away includes bread.

In fact, nearly 24 million slices are discarded every day.

That adds up to about $765 million worth of bread being thrown away every year by Americans.

There are many reasons why bread is wasted so much.

One reason is that many people buy more bread than they can eat before it goes bad.

Once it goes bad, they simply throw it away.

Another reason is that many restaurants serve bread before the meal, and they often end up throwing out the bread that doesn’t get eaten.

The same goes for grocery stores, which often have a section of their store dedicated to selling day-old bread at a discount.

– We don’t want to pay for good bread

People throw away bread because they don’t want to eat it anymore, which is a big problem.

In the United States, a third of all food sold is thrown away.

Throwing away food is not only wasteful but also harmful to the environment.

It’s hard to believe that in a world where so many people are hungry, we would throw away so much food.

There are a number of reasons why we might throw away food, but one of the biggest is that we don’t want to eat it anymore.

We may have bought too much bread, or we may have made too much bread, and we don’t want to eat it all.

So we throw it away.

This is a big problem, and it’s something that we need to start addressing.

– It’s often made by huge industrial bakers who are focused on quantity over quality

There are many reasons why bread is wasted so much.

One of the main reasons is that it’s often made by huge industrial bakers who are focused on quantity over quality.

They use cheap ingredients and processing methods to make bread quickly and in large quantities.

This results in bread that doesn’t taste good, is difficult to digest, and has a very low nutritional value.

Another reason why bread is wasted so much is that it’s often sold in large, industrial-sized bags that are difficult to finish before they go bad.


So, unless you are baking your own bread (in which case, kudos to you!), the loaf you are buying is probably going to be pretty sorry.

And don’t even get us started on the abomination that is “healthy bread”.

But given the choice between bad bread and no bread, we’ll take the former.

Because you know what they say – “you don’t know good bread until you’ve had bad bread”.

Emily W.

Emily Wong is an Asian-American food writer the founder of With nearly 8 years of experience, she has a passion for making cooking accessible to everyone and sharing her personal experiences with food. Emily's vision for is to create a community of food lovers who are passionate about cooking, eating, and sharing their experiences with others. Read my story
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