Many of us worry about food waste, and yet one in three of us admit to binning spotty bananas and one in ten people admit to tossing bananas with any green on the skin. This adds up to an un-peelievable  £8 million worth of bananas wasted every year. And food waste isn’t just hard on our pockets, it has a huge impact on the environment. That’s quite a #BananaDrama. 

  

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Take a Spin 

We’re on the road across Norfolk and Suffolk this summer to share tips on how households can get #FoodSavvy with bruised bananas and other often binned foods. A #BananaDrama installation will visit festivals and fairs across East Anglia, where visitors can use their pedal power to whizz up delicious blends on the smoothie bike and pick an a-peeling recipe from our banana tree. 

CAlendar

June

16th - Norfolk Food and Drink Festival

26th-27th - Royal Norfolk Show

July

7th - Stowmarket Food & Drink Festival, Suffolk

18th-21st - Latitude Festival, Suffolk

20-21st - Strumpshaw Tree Fair, Norfolk

August

25th-26th - Bury St. Edmund’s Food and Drink Festival, Suffolk

September

7th-8th - Green Build, Norfolk

28th-29th - Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival

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Get #FoodSavvy

1.4m bananas is a lot of waste but it’s only a fraction of the edible food that Britons bin every day. If you’re worried about waste, our #FoodSavvy campaign is on hand to share all the simple, savvy ways that households can divert perfectly good food from the bin. And if you fancy saving a few quid, the #FoodSavvy Challenge is packed with top tips and recipes to help you save up to £70 a month.  

Email  campaigns@hubbub.org.uk to find out if the banana tree and bike can visit your community, business or school. And if you visit the installation or try out one of our recipes, don’t forget to snap and tag #BananaDrama