Mathilde Richter

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Oct 20, 2013

European retailers embrace crooked fruit and ugly veggies

Any takers for blemished apples, misshapen carrots and overly bent cucumbers? Some European retailers are entering the market of ugly fruits and vegetables, positioning themselves as crusaders against food waste. Edeka of Germany has started selling the flawed items in some of its stores ...