Posted by Barry Silverstein on June 29, 2011 02:00 PM
Walk into many grocer stores (or food co-ops) these days and you'll find bulk items — nuts, granola, beans and the like — that you can package and weigh yourself. Now imagine an entire grocery store like that.
This is the concept of in.gredients, the first package-free, "zero-waste" grocery store brand in the US. Scheduled to open in Austin, Texas later this year, the retailer will offer local, organic food products with a twist — customers need to bring their own reusable containers to carry the items home.Continue reading...