#Ugly Fruits and Vegetables

The Solution to Ending Food Waste

Written by: Madelyn Gagnon

Fruit and vegetable retailers have long held their products  to a superficial standard and while it has added attractiveness to grocery store aisles, it creates an ugly truth about the produce wasted in the process. A majority of crops harvested are discarded based on their minor imperfections. Approximately 40% of fruits and vegetables grown don’t […]

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Food Huggers

Food Huggers

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

It’s a well-known fact (at least for us) that when a recipe calls for one onion—like for chili, say—you only use half an onion unless you want a dish that’s onion with a side of chili; then you put the onion half in the fridge and it goes bad and that’s the end of that.

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Tree Ripe Citrus Company

Tree-Ripe Citrus Co.

Johnson Creek, WI

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

Snowy Wisconsin doesn’t usually bring to mind golden citrus and other fresh fruits, but Tree Ripe Citrus Company has been bringing Florida oranges to the Badger State for over 20 years. Founded in 1990 by COO Tiernan Paine’s grandfather, who had worked in trucking and produce, Tree-Ripe Citrus’s goal was to bring good quality citrus […]

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