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19 Repurposed Food Products

From Ugly Fruit Juices to Coffee Leaf Teas

— May 5, 2017 — Eco
As both consumers and businesses become more conscious about food scraps that are going to waste, as well as others sources of food that are unappreciated and unused, repurposed food products are coming into the spotlight.

New brands have established themselves by making the repurposing of food products the mainstay of their products. For instance, ReGrained makes its snack bars from used brewing grains, Misfit Juicery makes pressed juices from misshapen fruits and vegetables, and Pulp Pantry makes grain-free granola using leftover fruit and vegetable pulp from local juiceries.

To draw attention to the appeal of creative repurposing of food products, prominent branding is being used. One of the best examples of this comes from Dieffenbach's Kettle Chips, which boldly brands its potato chips made with misshapen spuds as 'Uglies.'
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Powdered Cucumber Garnishes
Powdered Cucumber Garnishes
Cucumber Skin is Repurposed by Hotel Herman in an Inventive Way
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Wastewater-Brewed Beers
Wastewater-Brewed Beers
Stone Brewing Full Circle Pale Ale is Made Using 100% Wastewater
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Coffee Leaf Teas
Coffee Leaf Teas
Wize Monkey Makes Tea from the Leaves of the Coffee Plant
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Bread-Based Beers
Bread-Based Beers
An East London Brewery Turns Leftover Bread into Beer Called 'Toast Ale'
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Upcycled Seafood Cakes
Upcycled Seafood Cakes
SecondsFirst Makes Fresh Fish Cakes from Repurposed Ingredients
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Repurposed Brewery Sites
Repurposed Brewery Sites
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Proposes a Public Plaza for a Former Brewery Site
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Repurposed Fruit Drinks
Repurposed Fruit Drinks
'Rescued Fruit' Beverages are Made from Produce That Would to Go Waste
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Repurposed Beer Grain Bars
Repurposed Beer Grain Bars
The Regrained Granola Squares are Made Using Spent Grains
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Hyper-Local Dumpster Desserts
Hyper-Local Dumpster Desserts
This Frozen Summer Treat Repurposes Ingredients from the Trash
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Juice Pulp Granolas
Juice Pulp Granolas
Pulp Pantry Makes Grain-Free, Healthy Granola with Fruit and Vegetable Pulp
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Ugly Fruit Juices
Ugly Fruit Juices
Misfit Juicery Takes Misshapen Produce and Blends Them into Beverages
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Food Waste Fruit Juices
Food Waste Fruit Juices
'Pod' Created a New Juice Range Made from Wonky Fruits and Vegetables
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Food Rescue Snack Brands
Food Rescue Snack Brands
Spare Fruit Offers Fruit Crisps Made from Imperfect Apples and Pears
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Repurposed Fruit Yogurts
Repurposed Fruit Yogurts
Left-Yeovers' Fruit Yogurt is Made with Produce to Reduce Food Waste
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Rejected Potato Chip Snacks
Rejected Potato Chip Snacks
The Dieffenbach Uglies Kettle Cooked Chips is Made from Ugly Produce
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Colorful Sustainable Hummus
Colorful Sustainable Hummus
ChicP Reduces Food Waste by Using So-Called "Ugly" Produce
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Ugly Fruit Smoothies
Ugly Fruit Smoothies
The Economists's 'From Bin to Blender' Campaign Shares Blended Smoothies
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Multipurpose Rustic Six-Packs
Multipurpose Rustic Six-Packs
Bohemia's Beer Six-Pack Crate Transforms into a Set of Kitchen Tools
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