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Supermarket Selling Only Salvaged Food Waste Opens in Germany

In addition to its unique selection of items, the supermarket also has no fixed prices and customers are allowed to pay the amount that they think the products are worth.

The Good Food, a Cologne, Germany-based supermarket that sells only salvaged food waste, has officially opened. In addition to its unique selection of items, the supermarket also has no fixed prices and customers are allowed to pay the amount that they think the products are worth.

While The Good Food is the first of its kind in Germany, these 10 zero waste supermarkets from around the globe are also helping to tackle the issue of food waste.

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From curious grannies to committed "food-savers", everyone who came to "The Good Food" when it opened on February 4 was excited by a shop unlike anything they had ever encountered before.

The store in the German city of Cologne is the first of its kind in the country and the third one in the European Union. It sells products of all kinds, from vegetables to beer. And the unusual thing is that all these products would otherwise have been destroyed as waste.

The other peculiar thing about "The Good Food" is that there are no fixed prices. Consumers decide how much they think a product is worth.

Read the full story here.

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