MINNEAPOLIS — A decade ago, all of the food Supervalu donated to food banks was dry grocery products. But today, just 28% is dry grocery, and the rest is perishables.
For example, even when it is past the point of being marketable in stores, produce can be a viable candidate for donation; it now represents 23% of the 48 million pounds of food Supervalu gives annually to Feeding America, its primary food bank partner.
"The fresh produce may have a small blemish but it's very ...
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