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The Misconceptions About Overstock & Distressed Items in the Food Industry

January 5, 2021
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Food waste is an unfortunate part of the food industry in the United States. According to the USDA, food waste is estimated to be between 30-40 percent of the food supply in this country. A misconception that contributes to this statistic, is the superficial perception we tend to have on “imperfect”, overstock or distressed foods. However, Natural Choice Foods is dedicated to reducing unnecessary food waste through our commitment to bundle buy overstock and distressed food items and resell them safely in other channels. Our Role in the Overstock Industry As overstock food buyers, many assume that we are “junk …

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How Small Grocery Stores Are Surviving Today in a “New Normal”

September 23, 2020
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Secondary retailers and small grocery stores have always been an accessible, convenient option for their local community rather than trying to provide a huge selection of products that appeal to the masses. “In our increasingly diverse nation, regional stores can offer a hyper-tailored selection that includes niche products and produce, giving a taste-of-home feel that can’t be paralleled in a big box’s global aisle intended to appeal to people from around the world.” — Keith Daniels, author at Progressive Grocer. While many may say that the younger generation prefers customizable and personalized experiences, most consumers shopping these stores prefer the …

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Addition and Expansion of USDA & FDA Certified Repack Facility

August 25, 2020
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In late 2019, we opened our USDA/FDA Certified Repack Facility.  This was another huge step toward offering even more solutions for the food manufacturers we buy from, and more options to the secondary market retailers we sell too. This was a multi-million dollar investment in facility upgrades, staff training, and compliance to achieve the certification for repacking food products. Due to demand from our customers, we are currently building a second facility that is five times the size of the first facility! Why Open a Repack Facility? In short, because we saw a need from our customers and vendors. Repacking …

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