Food for thought – looks aren’t everything when it comes to food

TheOddBunch_Shop_Online_landing_page_banner_552x270_V2Hands up those who fossick through the banana stand at the local supermarket in search of a perfect yellow hand of bananas.  I do it. Same for avocados and apples.

It’s often said people buy with their eyes and it’s true. But the way fresh produce looks doesn’t always affect the way it tastes.

I don’t know whether the Woolworths Odd Bunch campaign, promoting wonky fruit and veg, will lead to better returns to farmers. But what it will do is prompt us to think about our food choices.

I wrote about this in more depth here

Scroll through the graphic below about food waste in Australia. There are some scary statistics there.

 

Do Something About Food Waste

Do Something About Food Waste infographic by lunchalot