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Selling consumers on “ugly” food

Selling consumers on “ugly” food

Trader Joe’s ex-president Doug Rauch hopes his newest venture can help change consumer attitudes about buying imperfect and “expired” foods.

Recycling the leftovers

An estimated 14,000 households in Austin, Texas, roll out a bin packed with their food scraps each week to be turned into compost, as part of the city’s goal to eliminate 90 percent of the waste it sends to landfills by 2040, according to a May article in The New York Times.