Australia’s absolutely ridiculous cosmetic grocery standards are screwing everything

How important is it that your bananas are perfectly curved?

Probably not very important at all.

But Australia’s producers are forced to throw TONNES of otherwise completely edible fruit out every day because of our absurd grocery standards.

Craig Reucassel did a deep dive into the issue for the ABC’s War On Waste, so we picked his brain about how we pick our fruit.

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