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Whole Foods Market: the American chain of organic food fights food waste thanks to biogas

Karen Franczyk
Country: The United States of America
Original language: English

Whole Foods Market is a US food company managing over 400 supermarkets specializing in organic food across the world. Marked by a strong environmental commitment, the chain undertakes to purchase amounts that are equivalent to the actual amounts sold, and then to donate any surplus to local organizations. Furthermore, as much as 25% of the ...

Whole Foods Market is a US food company managing over 400 supermarkets specializing in organic food across the world. Marked by a strong environmental commitment, the chain undertakes to purchase amounts that are equivalent to the actual amounts sold, and then to donate any surplus to local organizations. Furthermore, as much as 25% of the stores in New England have started to cooperate with two biogas plants to produce energy from food scraps. The next step will be using the electricity produced to power those same stores, expanding the number of shops cooperating with anaerobic digestion facilities.

 

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