Giant Eagle is now selling Produce with Personality in 5 stores in Pittsburgh, PA. Find out more about it here.
Hannaford is now selling Produce Misfits, with Robinson Fresh, in stores in upstate New York. Read more about the program here.
Raley's was selling "Real Good" produce with Imperfect Produce (EndFoodWaste is an advisor for Imperfect) in 10 stores in Northern California. There has been a whirlwind of great press on this groundbreaking program, find out more here and it has halted but please ask at Raley's to bring it back!!!
Shoppers recently started selling Produce Misfits in Maryland. Find out more about the program here.
Walmart started selling a couple weather-blemished items in stores in, and around, Texas and in Florida. Find out more about the programs and why Walmart is not committing to tackling this issue here.
Whole Foods Market has now committed to selling "ugly" produce through Imperfect starting in April read more about the program here.
So since there are many more grocers that could actively promote and sell uglies in the U.S. (in a positive way by highlighting their tasty freshness), please check out the links below and #DemandUgly! Each link goes directly to the online comment form. Please send them the link to this page as well in case they don't know about the worldwide ugly sensation! Thank you in advance for helping end food waste.
Giant Food (@GiantFood)
Harris Teeter (@HarrisTeeter)
Shop Rite (@shopritestores)
Trader Joe's (@TraderJoes2)
Sign the petition: What The Fork Are You Doing With Your Produce Walmart?