Compass, Bon Appetit Announce "Imperfect Produce" Recovery Program

The initiative is aimed at using fruits and vegetables that have traditionally been left in fields to rot because they are of less than required size or shape.

Compass Group USA and its Bon Appetit Management Co. unit have announced the launch of Imperfectly Delicious Produce (IDP), an initiative aimed at using fruits and vegetables that have traditionally been left in fields to rot because they are of less than required size or shape.

Starting in May 2014, the companies successfully piloted the program at locations in California, Pennsylvania, and Washington State, and are now rolling it out in Oregon and Washington, D.C., with plans to e

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