Kroger reveals 2 upcycling startups to receive funding

Read the full story at Progressive Grocer.

Upcycled food is the next frontier in recovering and repurposing food that may otherwise go to landfills, encouraging the reintroduction and reuse of food items into the supply chain. In an effort to advance the upcycled food industry, The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation has revealed that Agua Bonita and Matriark Foods were peer-selected for impact investment funding during the retailer’s first-ever Venture Showcase, an event highlighting the second cohort of its Innovation Fund.

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