A woman checks her weight at the entrance to the Chuiyan Fried Beef restaurant in Changsha. Photo: WeiboA woman checks her weight at the entrance to the Chuiyan Fried Beef restaurant in Changsha. Photo: Weibo
A woman checks her weight at the entrance to the Chuiyan Fried Beef restaurant in Changsha. Photo: Weibo

Chinese restaurant ‘sorry’ for suggesting customers weigh themselves before ordering

  • ‘Our intention was to advocate not wasting food and for people to order in a healthy way,’ fried beef outlet says
  • Scheme was introduced after President Xi Jinping described China’s food waste problem ‘shocking and distressing’

Topic |   China Society
A woman checks her weight at the entrance to the Chuiyan Fried Beef restaurant in Changsha. Photo: WeiboA woman checks her weight at the entrance to the Chuiyan Fried Beef restaurant in Changsha. Photo: Weibo
A woman checks her weight at the entrance to the Chuiyan Fried Beef restaurant in Changsha. Photo: Weibo
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