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The No. 2 most wasted fruit at retail may surprise you, given its popularity

- General News
According to the USDA, papayas are the most wasted fruit at retail, with 43.1% going unsold, which makes sense given the tropical fruit has less mainstream appeal, easily bruised skin, and vulnerability to chill damage.

The most wasted supermarket vegetables are these specific greens

- General News
The data was released concurrently with the new USDA, Environmental Protection Agency and FDA strategy to reduce food waste as part of the Trump administration’s Winning on Reducing Food Waste Month.