I watched the Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall programme, on November 2, about food waste.
Nothing in it surprised me, of course.
However, I still find it disgusting the way supermarkets treat UK farmers.
More so when it results in such huge quantities of vegetables and fruit being destroyed, solely for aesthetic reasons.
If I grow vegetables myself I don’t really care what they look like as long as they taste as they should.
If we buy from the farmers’ market, we don’t insist the parsnips or carrots are a particular shape, uniform length.
Fewer rules would surely mean cheaper prices.
Let’s hope this campaign brings the supermarkets to their senses, but I won’t hold my breath.