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Disruptors 2016: Food waste

While reducing shrink has always been a business priority for the grocery industry, increasing consumer awareness around food waste has spurred many retailers to think more creatively about unsold and expired products. 

Earlier this year, Stop & Shop began operating an anaerobic digester that uses inedible food to power a Massachusetts distribution center. In September, Madison, Wis.-based Metcalfe’s Market launched a new program that offers discounts on soon-to-expir

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