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16 Sustainable Grocery Innovations

From Boutique Discount Grocers to Small Batch Supermarkets

— January 12, 2016 — Eco
These sustainable grocery concepts range from small batch supermarkets to local produce apps. Some notable examples include an in-store smoothie bar that is located in Stockholm. In addition to offering healthy beverages, this kiosk uses fruit that would otherwise be discarded and ultimately puts an end to food waste.

Additionally, Boston's discount boutique grocer, Daily Table aims to offer premium products to low-income families. In addition to its locally sourced produce, the grocer offers a myriad of surplus products that are budget-friendly without sacrificing quality.

Furthermore, sustainable grocery concepts like elegant food rescue eateries and large-scale vertical farms aim to reduce food waste in urban environments. Whether sourcing left-over food from grocery stores or encouraging urban farming practices, these examples showcase the evolving attitudes of modern consumers.
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Local Produce Apps
Local Produce Apps
'Buy Local NB' is an App That Connects People to Local Produce in New Brunswick
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Waste-Reducing Grocery Programs
Waste-Reducing Grocery Programs
Marks & Spencer's New Program Aims to Prevent Food Waste
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Low-Cost Boutique Grocers
Low-Cost Boutique Grocers
Daily Table Offers Healthy and Premium Food Items at Low Prices
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Elegant Food Rescue Eateries
Elegant Food Rescue Eateries
Instock Restaurant Prepares Meals with Grocery Store Leftovers
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Budget-Friendly Organic Shops
Budget-Friendly Organic Shops
This Sister Chain of Whole Foods Will Cater to Millennial Shoppers
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Waste-Free Grocer Concepts
Waste-Free Grocer Concepts
Lagom is Market Concept Based on Using "Just the Right Amount"
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Farm-to-Flight Airport Markets
Farm-to-Flight Airport Markets
The Napa Farms Market is a Local Food Vendor at SFO
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Large-Scale Vertical Farms
Large-Scale Vertical Farms
This Company Aims to Make Local Produce More Accessible for Consumers
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Fresh Locavore Grocers
Fresh Locavore Grocers
This Portland Supermarket Focuses Largely on Local Organic Fare
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Artisanal Culinary Boutiques
Artisanal Culinary Boutiques
This Swiss Specialty Food Store is Brimming with Quality Ingredients
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Unpackaged Food Supermarkets
Unpackaged Food Supermarkets
Original Unpacked is Lowering Food Waste by Unconventional Means
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Neighborhood Grocer Concepts
Neighborhood Grocer Concepts
This Local Shanghai Grocery Store Boasts a Vibrant Branding Scheme
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Retail Farmer's Markets
Retail Farmer's Markets
Ferme En Ville is a Local Food Market That Recalls a Marketplace Aesthetic
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Eco Bulk Food Kiosks
Eco Bulk Food Kiosks
This New Self-Service Refill System is Housed at London's Planet Organic
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Small-Batch Supermarkets
Small-Batch Supermarkets
This Grocery Store Boasts a Herb Wall and a Soda Fountain
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Smoothie Bar Concepts
Smoothie Bar Concepts
This Juice Bar Reduces Fruit Waste in This Stockholm Supermarket
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