Wasted food helps keep lights on

Kroger Co.

One of the biggest problems facing the food industry is waste. Around 40 per cent of food that’s produced in North America is thrown out.

Most of that waste occurs in the home, but around 11 per cent happens in the supermarket.

Now one chain is putting food waste to work.

Kroger Co. is using anaerobic digesters to turn food that it won’t sell at its stores into electricity in California.

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