AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market here has been testing a compostable tray for use in its meat, seafood and produce departments, in hopes of eventually replacing the traditional polystyrene foam trays that the natural food retailer currently uses, according to a recent post on the company's “Whole Story” blog. Compostable meat trays have been something of a holy grail for natural and organic food retailers in recent years, since compostable materials tend to start breaking down when placed ...

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