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Table 1 Calculated variables for food waste and consumption

From: Sustainable and acceptable school meals through optimization analysis: an intervention study

VariableCalculation
Total daily food consumption (kg)Total daily prepared food - (total daily serving waste + total daily plate waste + total daily leftover food)
Plate waste/pupil (g)Total daily plate waste/total daily number of plates
Consumption/pupil (g)Total daily consumption/total daily number of plates