Associated Foods (NO LONGER SELLING) sold the lovable "Produce Misfits" through Robinson Fresh for a short pilot in the Fall of 2015. Click here for more information.
Cashwise started selling The Misfits in the Spring of 2017.
Coborn's started selling The Misfits in the Summer of 2017.
Giant Eagle started selling Produce with Personality in 5 stores in Pittsburgh, PA in March of 2017 and then expanded to 11 Pittsburgh stores and 9 stores in the state of Ohio. Find out more about it here or here.
Hy-Vee started selling Produce Misfits in Kansas City, Iowa and South Dakota in the Fall of 2016 and later expanded to all of its 242 locations in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Find out more about the program here.
Kings Sooper, part of the Kroger family, started selling The Misfits in Colorado in the Summer of 2017.
Price Chopper started selling The Misfits in several state in the east in the Summer of 2017.
Raley's (NO LONGER 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!!!
Rouses is now selling The Misfits in Louisiana.
Shoppers (NO LONGER SELLING) sold Produce Misfits in Maryland in the Fall of 2016. Find out more about their program here.
Walmart started selling a couple weather-blemished items in stores in, and around, Texas and in Florida in the middle of 2016. Find out more about the programs and why Walmart is not really committing to tackling this issue here.
Whole Foods Market started selling "ugly" produce through Imperfect in April of 2016 in 5 Northern California stores and later expanded the program to 20 stores. 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)
Kroger (@Kroger) (selling with Kings Sooper only)
Safeway (@safeway) - see Albertsons (Safeway's parent company) above.
Shop Rite (@shopritestores)