Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Business trends Seven-Eleven leads Japan's drive to cut food waste Convenience store chain eases delivery deadlines for manufacturers Japan discards millions of tons of still-edible food each year, with per capita waste exceeding the figures for South Korea and China. (Photo by Shinya Sawai)
KENTO HIRASHIMA and TAKAYUKI YAO, Nikkei staff writers May 13, 2019 13:26 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- Seven-Eleven Japan will ease a delivery requirement for food makers as part of efforts to reduce food waste.
The operator of the 7-Eleven convenience store chain will accept short-dated instant noodles that otherwise would have been thrown away under current regulations.
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