(Food) Waste Not

(Food) Waste Not

Grocers gain consumer appreciation and cut costs with food waste programs

Retailers of all sizes are looking to reduce food waste. Many operators — such as Sprouts and Hannaford —have developed cohesive sustainability strategies that include composting, donating to food banks and developing recycling cultures throughout their stores.

These chains have been able to develop sound business cases, too, by realizing lower operational costs.

Food waste losses account for almost $100 billion per year, with $30 billion to $40 billion of those losses occ

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