Techstars Boston program wraps up, ugly but lovely produce movement gaining traction
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May 2016


 

Spoiler Alert wraps up Techstars program with Demo Day

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The 10th Techstars Boston program culminated in a pitch event known as Demo Day, where Spoiler Alert CEO Ricky Ashenfelter spoke about next steps for Spoiler Alert. We were named the company with the "biggest potential impact." Read more
 

 5 Major grocery chains embracing Ugly but Lovely produce

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Could ugly fruits and vegetables help solve world hunger? Recently, National Geographic explored how six billion pounds of U.S. fruits and vegetables go unharvested or unsold often due to looks, which is enough to feed nearly 2 billion people. Here are some grocery stores embracing the the ugly but lovely movement. Read more

New video: Spoiler Alert in 30 seconds

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Our new 30 second video shows how Spoiler Alert helps food businesses, farms, and nonprofits focus on More Food, Less Waste. Watch the video here

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What we're reading

  • Mayonnaise brand uses bean water we dump to cut food waste  | Huffington Post

  • Hannaford sells 'misfit' fruit, veggies | Times Union

  • New packaging keeps food fresh way longer, without any plastic | ZME Science

  • Food waste bill targets confusing date labels | CNBC
  • This gorgeous, sustainable "leather" is made from pineapple waste | Fast Company

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