It’s dough joke – one million slices of bread go in the bin EVERY HOUR


Did you know that you can toast bread straight from the freezer and still have the same delicious taste? Well it’s true! Every day in the UK, over 20 million slices of bread are thrown away – mostly because they are not used in time.

That means that the average person in the UK throws out more than half of a loaf of bread every month! You can keep bread for longer by putting it in the freezer and then use it straight from frozen to make toast.

Make Toast Not Waste encourages consumers to freeze bread and simply make toast straight from frozen, enjoying it in many different ways at all times of day. Use the following for inspiration:
Need a high-protein post-gym snack and think toast can’t give it to you? Think again.
Toast is a filling and wholesome snack to eat following a work out. Try spreading on a thick layer of hummus and adding grated veg and seeds for an added protein hit.

Bored of your brunch?
Looking for a new breakfast to keep the whole family happy? Create a ‘Full English Toast’ by layering sliced sausage, a fried egg, tomato sauce and extra toast soldiers to dip in the runny yolk.

A toast of Italy!
Pizza toast makes an easy and tasty dinner option. Spread your toast with tomato paste, then add your favourite toppings, such as salami and cheese, before grilling.

Sunday lunch to Monday
If you’ve got weekend leftovers, rustle up a ‘Roast on toast’ by simply adding shredded beef and veggies of your choice to melt Monday Blues.

Kick-start your weekend with a sweet breakfast treat
In need of a sweet treat? Slice apple thinly onto your toast, then add syrup and cinnamon, grill to create a wholesome dessert.

Cleansing the weekend away?
Toast can be incorporated into your detox. Toast brown bread, then add sliced cucumber, radish, cress and seeds for a healthy way to enjoy bread.


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