Price stickers replaced with laser marking at some Swedish grocery stores



labels organic swedenCould the days of accidentally eating stickers off produce be over?

A Dutch organic food supplier is testing replacing price stickers on produce with a laser mark to reduce waste.

Nature & More teamed up with Swedish grocery retailer ICA to test an organic version of laser marking on the brand’s avocados and sweet potatoes, the organic producer said in a statement on its website. 

While the laser marker may be more convenient for consumers, it’ll also mean big savings on packing costs for grocers and producers, according to the company.

The company said laser markers will eliminate at least 725,000 packaging units on avocados in 2017.

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