Natural Choice Foods Celebrates 25th Anniversary Milestone Providing Overstock Food

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Grand Rapids, Michigan – 2022 marks Natural Choice Foods’ 25th year providing overstock food solutions that help increase food accessibility and eliminate food waste. Natural Choice Foods is one of the largest total solution providers in the food supply industry and works with food manufacturers, secondary retailers, and foodservice-dependent organizations. Food manufacturers across the United …

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How Wholesale Food Suppliers Help Your Business Beat Rising Food Costs

How Wholesale Food Suppliers Help Your Business Beat Rising Good Costs

The food industry saw some of the most significant price increases last year. According to a recent Forbes article, meat, poultry, fish, and eggs have risen in cost by 13.7%, and fruits and vegetables by 7%. And there doesn’t appear to be relief any time soon. The USA Today reported that the USDA’s Economic Research …

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Reducing Wasted Food & Packaging

Reducing Wasted Food

Earth Day has us all talking about ways we can help save the planet, including reducing wasted food and packaging. Since we opened our doors in 1997, we’ve always been intentional about exercising sustainable practices. We’ve worked to reduce food waste by purchasing nearly all overstock, outdated, and distressed food items from a variety of …

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Wholesale Food Supplier Benefits

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The pandemic has been a source of economic stress for several industries, resulting in mass inflation and supply chain issues. The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization found that food prices in January 2022 were at their highest since 2011 making it hard for restaurants, correctional institutions, schools, and healthcare facilities to stay on budget …

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Expiration Date Misconceptions & How to Reduce Food Waste

Food waste is a huge issue, did you know that more than 80% of Americans throw away food because they misunderstand expiration dates? By better understanding these food labels, you can help do your part in breaking the food waste cycle. Being in the distressed food market, we have a great understanding of the regulations and …

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Natural Choice Foods Is Celebrating 25 Years!

January 2022 marks our 25th anniversary! Since 1997, we have moved overstock and distressed inventory, giving secondary outlets and independent retailers the opportunity to buy from a discount grocery reseller with a variety of food products to give them a competitive advantage. In addition, we have also helped eliminate food waste by purchasing overstocked and …

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Press Release: New Headquarters Open to Support Growth

Natural Choice Foods New Headquarters Aerial shot

As a national leader in overstock and closeout food buying and reselling, we’re thrilled to celebrate the opening of our new West Michigan facility. After nearly a year and a half of construction, the West Michigan-based company Natural Choice Foods has opened the doors to its new headquarters, including tripling the size of warehouse and …

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How Has COVID-19 Impacted Food Waste?

There’s no denying that COVID-19 has had a significant effect on many aspects of our lives. No large gatherings, social distancing requirements, and shortages of toilet paper to name a few. However, as we return to “normal” life, it’s important to also consider the ways the pandemic impacted our food system. The Problem Food waste …

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Recent Feature on WXMI Fox 17

Natural Choice Foods Featured on WXMI Fox17 about Food Waste & Food Insecurity

We were recently featured on WXMI Fox17 talking about Food Waste, and what a big issue it is. MARNE, Mich. — According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 81.4 billion pounds of food was wasted in 2017. It was about the same for 2020. “It’s a big problem,” said Brian Jones, COO of Natural Choice …

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