Nothing is perfect – and that includes what you eat.
Oddly shaped fruits and vegetables are always matters for curiosity, and have a following world wide.
Based out of Philadelphia, for example, there is a fresh food delivery box service that specializes in weird looking food.
Misfits Markets sources and sells “misfit fruits, misshapen vegetables and delicious but odd-sized produced.”
The company’s website says it charges up to 40 per cent off grocery store prices and their efforts are environmentally friendly and help to reduce food waste.
A competition in Ipswich, in the United Kingdom, annually makes awards to people who grow the most provocative produce.
UK’s Naughty Vegetable Competition, organized by a seed company, grew out of the Vulgar Veg competition held in 2016.
This week Black Press in Princeton made a Facebook request for readers to submit their weird food photographs and received some very entertaining pictures.
Experts say fruits and vegetables can grow into odd shapes for many reasons. Insect feeding damage can cause deformity in developing fruits. Root vegetables such as carrots and parsnips grow oddly because of poor soil conditions.
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