Why the Anti-Food-Waste Movement Matters
Saveur|October 2015
Why the Anti-Food-Waste Movement Matters
Eating "ugly" food is a beautiful idea. It saves money and just might put a dent in world hunger.
Jane Black

Isabel Soares was nervous as she stepped up to the stage at the MAD Symposium in Copenhagen, but she knew this was her best chance to alert the culinary world’s elite to a monstrous injustice in the food world: rampant discrimination against ugly produce.

Sound crazy? It’s not. Produce distributors around the globe have stringent rules for the size, shape, and number of blemishes (usually zero) for a tomato or peach. If the rules were the same for humans, the petite brunette noted wryly, ”Being so short, I wouldn’t be fi t for the market.”


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October 2015