This grocery store is trialing a produce sticker replacement

This grocery store is trialing a produce sticker replacement

A Swedish grocer is using laser marks in an effort to reduce cost and waste.

January 23, 2017
USA Today
Consumer Watch

Could the days of accidentally eating stickers off produce be over?

A Dutch organic food supplier is testing replacing price stickers on produce with a laser mark to reduce waste.

Nature & More teamed up with Swedish grocery retailer ICA to test an organic version of laser marking on the brand’s avocados and sweet potatoes, the organic producer said in a statement on its website. In the future, the retailer plans to expand the use of laser markers to ginger, kiwi, mango and later to products like bell peppers, apples, and cucumbers, according to Nature & More spokesman Michaël Wilde.

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