An age-old problem, misunderstood produce ending up unused. We’ve had an ongoing struggle with dumping and disposing of perfectly good produce with minor blemishes for years. Last year 400 million potatoes didn’t make it to retail. Edible food waste is bad for the environment through the decomposing of vegetables and contributes to food insecurity and equality. 15.9% of Canadians are living food-insecure when 400 million potatoes can be diverted to retail and onto the tables of hungry people.