Tag Archives: Ugly Veg

Foodservice should tell its own ugly veg story

Never one to pass up a PR opportunity, Tesco chose the second week of Wimbledon to publish a blog from its commercial director Matt Simister on how its range of Perfectly Imperfect strawberries have been “literally flying off the shelves” (now that really would be a story). The range, launched this season, already accounts for…
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Vacherin chefs use three tonnes of ugly veg

Catering firm Vacherin has diverted 3,200 kg of fruit and veg from landfill. The cosmetically rejected produce used in its I’mPerfect range could double this year, according to the company’s 2015/16 sustainability report. The approach is fairly simple: the company’s chefs receive emails detailing the weekly availability of a range of produce that hasn’t passed…
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