Waitrose adds apples and pears to its wonky range

Waitrose adds apples and pears to its wonky range

Supermarket chain Waitrose announced addition of weather blemished apples and pears into its ‘Little Less than Perfect’ range of misshapen fruit and vegetables. The apples will come in a minimum pack of 7 and will retail at £1.50. They will be available in 282 branches. The pears will come in a minimum pack of 7 […]

How wonky are Asda’s wonky veg boxes?

How wonky are Asda’s wonky veg boxes?

Walmart owned English supermarket chain Asda introduced UK’s first wonky veg box. But how wonky are they? The ‘wonkiness’ of these vegetables changes by product. Around 15% of potatoes do not meet specifications because they’re too big, too small or blemished and 15% of parsnips don’t make the shelf because they’re odd shaped or have superficial […]

Morrisons reports boost in sales of wonky vegetables

Morrisons reports boost in sales of wonky vegetables

Supermarket chain Morrisons has reported a hike in sales of wonky vegetables.  Morrisons, as a part of its waste reduction initiative, has put misshapen potatoes and carrots for sale in some of its supermarkets. The “wonky” seasonal vegetables are available in stores in Yorkshire and the north-east. The supermarket has also loosened its specifications for […]