Food waste in Canada isn’t just shocking, it’s downright scary!!!

Food waste in Canada isn’t just shocking, it’s downright scary!!!

With HelloFresh’s purchase-to-order model, Canadians get exactly what they pay for - the precise amount of locally sourced ingredients needed for cooking a specific dish. HelloFresh generates 72% fewer food scraps during meal preparation than non-HelloFresh meals.


It’s only right that we tell the tale of these haunting truths:

  • Canada’s annual cost of food loss and waste is more than $1,700 per household
  • The average Canadian household generates 372 pounds of avoidable food waste each year
  • In Canada, almost 2.2 million tonnes of edible food is wasted each year

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Why hellofresh

More flavour, less waste

Food Waste = $$$

Food Waste = $$$

A recent study found that the annual cost of food loss and waste in Canada is more than $1,700 per household. The culprit? Buying too much, only for the best before date to creep in before they’ve had the chance to find it rotting in the fridge, let alone cook it.

Make a Difference with HelloFresh

Make a Difference with HelloFresh

The good news is that cooking with HelloFresh produces fewer greenhouse gas emissions after a meal is finished. Meal leftovers generate 29% fewer emissions when disposed, compared to a meal prepared without HelloFresh.

Let's Reduce Food Waste Together

Let's Reduce Food Waste Together

It's estimated that Canadian households are wasting over 5 billion pounds of food waste every year. However, by skipping the grocery store and using HelloFresh, you just reduced your dinner food waste by up to 36%! That’s right: the delicious meals you're making aren't the only thing to get excited about!

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