More ‘Ugly’ Fruit and Veggies Coming to Loblaw Stores Across Canada

TORONTO—Loblaw has announced that more types of cheaper but blemished and misshapen  produce will soon be available across the country. The company launched its Naturally Imperfect line last March, offering so-called ugly apples and potatoes to Ontario and Quebec shoppers as part of a trial run that later expanded to select stores in other provinces.…

Canada’s First Zero-Waste Grocery Store to Open In Vancouver This Fall

Vancouver will soon have another green initiative to tout, thanks to the opening of Canada’s first plastic- and packaging-free grocer, Zero Waste Market. “The idea itself is definitely something that isn’t new,” says store co-founder Brianne Miller. “We always think it’s kind of funny because people are like, ‘This is such a great idea!’ But this is how…

Danish Store Sells Food That Would Be Wasted

Apparently Copenhagen, Denmark, is home of the first supermarket in the world that sells expired food products. The creation of WeFood stems from a community-led effort. WeFood, an NGO, officially opened this month after a successful crowd-funding effort and is operated by volunteers. The store’s aim is to reduce waste, repurpose unwanted food products and…