Startups Link Consumers With Unsightly but Edible Produce

July 21, 2015 02:21 PM
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The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that about a third of all food produced for human consumption around the world is lost or wasted throughout the supply chain. In the United States, many perfectly edible fruits and vegetables are discarded because of their less than perfect appearance. A new wave of startups is trying to find ways to bring that rejected produce to consumers. With Mary Alice Salinas narrating, VOA's June Soh reports.