In the U.S., about 40 percent of our food gets thrown out.
Doug Rauch, the former president of Trader Joe’s, is determined to repurpose the perfectly edible produce that ends up in the trash by cooking it, turning it into prepared meals and then selling it deeply discounted in a new type of store.
His first market will open early next year in Dorchester, Mass.
(READ or LISTEN to the story at NPR News)
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