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Andrea Morales Leal: Finding the Beauty in Imperfect Fruit

Andrea Morales Leal: Finding the Beauty in Imperfect Fruit
Andrea: Thanks for having me, Spiffy. I'm working on mitigating the waste of fruit. A lot of perfectly edible fruit is often thrown away because they are not uniform in color or size — like the apple that is not perfectly round. In general, our society adheres to a utopian paradigm of food and a system that generally prefers beauty over quality. Did you know that in one fruit packing plant in my city, around 800 tons of fruit are wasted?