Denmark’s first surplus food supermarket opens

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Organisers prepare meals to offer free lunch to people visiting the Damn Food Waste event at Plein 1940, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 14 June 2015.

Denmark’s first surplus food supermarket opens


Denmark's Princess Marie and the minister for food and the environment, Eva Kjer Hansen, celebrated the opening of a supermarket in Amager, Copenhagen, on February 22. They were invited to officially inaugurate the WeFood – the country’s first supermarket selling surplus food, reported The Local.

“WeFood is the first supermarket of its kind in Denmark and perhaps the world as it is not just aimed at low-income shoppers but anyone who is concerned about the amount of food waste produced in thi...


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