The Love Food, Hate Waste team will be running a stall at this month’s Regional and Speciality Food and Drink Market in Nottingham to give shoppers tips on how to reduce food waste.

The group will have a stall on Friday February 17th as part of the regular monthly two-day market in the Old Market Square, Nottingham, which also runs on Saturday February 18th.

Also joining the stallholders on Friday February 17th will be Yorkshire Tea’s Little Urn – promoting tea for hard water areas.

And there are three new stallholders who are taking stands at this month’s event – Hindleys Bakery, from Staffordshire, The Traceable Deli from Stapleford, and The Cheese and Pie Man, based at West Haddon near Northampton.

The Regional and Speciality Food and Drink Market, which has been running for almost five years, is organised by East Midlands Fine Foods in conjunction with Nottingham City Council.

It provides shoppers with the chance to buy speciality and regional food from local producers and suppliers, as well as the chance for producers to sell direct to the public.

This month’s range include delicious cheeses, meats, traditional Indian food, real ale, breads and cakes, as well as gourmet cakes, bakes and treats for dogs and cats.

“We have a selection of stalls booked on to February’s market, as well as the additions of the Love Food, Hate Waste team and Yorkshire Tea’s Little Urn,” said event organiser Toni Jarvis, from East Midlands Fine Foods.

“As a nation we throw away 7.2 million tonnes of food waste every year, but with some careful planning and ideas for using leftovers, this can be cut dramatically. We hope shoppers will pop along to the market and pick up some ideas which will not only cut their food waste but help them to save money too.

“Of course there will also be great-tasting food for sale too, and we are very pleased to welcome three new stallholders this month.”

The market, held on the third Friday and Saturday of each month, runs from 9am to 4.30pm.

Any producers or suppliers who are interested in having a stall should call Toni Jarvis on 0115 9758810.

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