How online grocers are ramping food waste reduction efforts

Read the full story at Grocery Dive.

Ultrafast grocery delivery firm Getir announced on Tuesday that it has teamed up with Copia, a technology provider that connects food donations to local nonprofits. With the partnership, which started in March, Geitr is giving its surplus food to nonprofits across the New York City, Chicago, and Boston regions. 

Separately, e-grocer Farmstead said in a press release on Thursday that it has launched a new feature called “Eat This First” on email receipts to remind customers which items from their order to consume first to reduce food waste. 

The efforts by the two online grocery delivery companies come at a time when the food industry is facing increasing scrutiny over its sustainability measures, particularly around food waste

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