3 Apr 2023

Ugly fruit is fruit too!

From First Up, 5:55 am on 3 April 2023

At your local supermarkets, you'll notice that the greens in the produce section look pretty-well perfect -- the leaves don't have holes, the fruit is all around the same size, and the veggies are nearly identical. That's because only the very best looking stuff makes it to supermarket shelves. But, what about the ugly fruit and veg? Well, most of it is either composted or, worse yet, sent to landfill. But one not-for-profit is trying to change that. Our producer Mahvash Ikram headed along to two of their Friday pop-up markets.