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Safeway switches to reusable containers for shipping produce

Original post made on Jun 27, 2012

Pleasanton-based Safeway Inc. has announced that it has switched to using reusable product containers rather than corrugated boxes to ship many types of produce from the farm fields.

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Posted by Not an exclusive Safeway customer, a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Jun 27, 2012 at 11:53 am

Be sure to wash your produce now !!

Posted by Mort, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 27, 2012 at 12:39 pm

"Today, many types of produce travel from the field, to the distributor, to Safeway's product distribution centers and to the final store location in RPCs."

If produce aged well as a good Single Malt, I'd buy produce in grocery stores all the time.

But I think I'll continue getting it from the Farmer's Market.

Posted by Hot off the presses, a resident of California Reflections
on Jun 27, 2012 at 7:13 pm

Must be a slow news day.

Posted by Bob, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:19 am

I'm with you Mort. Might as well buy frozen vegetables. They probably retain more of the vitamins in the frozen form than when they sit for God knows how long from the time they are picked until they are in the shelves.