Intermarché - "Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables"
Old 07-24-2014, 01:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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In one way it is awesome. In the other, it is sad that common sense is awesome. Good job none the less.
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Old 07-24-2014, 09:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I know Jamie Oliver was a big proponent of this about two years ago (foods that are discarded).

I've done a ton of reading lately on food and the food industry in general (pesticides, gmos etc.) and I think it's really sad that to eat relatively well, that it's a privelge.
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Old 07-24-2014, 10:13 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I thought the "grade B" fruits and vegetables were processed into canned food, sauces, and frozen food but I could easily be wrong.

My parents grow some mighty ugly vegetables in their garden.
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That's fantastic marketing. It's very systematic for produce to make it to the shelf of the big grocery stores. They have to be the right weight and the right size and the right temperature, and if they're not the grocery stores don't pay for them and vendors, mostly from California, are stuck selling their product on the secondary market. I don't think you'll see something like this in Loblaw or Walmart because I don't believe they have any incentive to do so.
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I thought the "grade B" fruits and vegetables were processed into canned food, sauces, and frozen food but I could easily be wrong.

My parents grow some mighty ugly vegetables in their garden.
That's a good point, I think most the waste would come from fruits that are shipped that the vendors think are satisfactory.

I think most waste is generated from consumers anyways.
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