Spoiler Alert Blog | Food Waste

Campbell Soup Company partners with Spoiler Alert

Spoiler AlertAug 24, 2020

The Campbell Soup Company and its portfolio of brands represent some of the most recognizable names in the food industry and staples in households across the country. While Campbell has 150 years...

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Topics: liquidation, discount retail, food brand, Customer Spotlights

Our partnership with KeHE Distributors

Ricky AshenfelterApr 29, 2020

Today, we are delighted to announce the results of our partnership with KeHE Distributors, one of the largest and fastest-growing natural and organic grocery distributors in North America.

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Topics: liquidation, unsold inventory, supply chain, discount retail, food brand, Customer Spotlights

Closing the loop: Spoiler Alert volunteers with SSCAC

Spoiler AlertDec 26, 2018

A popular Spoiler Alert employee benefit is our quarterly volunteer outings with community partners. Over the years, this has included meal preparation at the Pine Street Inn; playing bingo with...

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Topics: donation, Customer Spotlights

HelloFresh tackles food waste in the U.S.

Spoiler AlertApr 17, 2018

HelloFresh is the world’s leading meal kit company, delivering more than a million meals a week in the U.S. alone.  By providing pre-portioned, fresh ingredients directly to consumers, the company...

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Topics: sustainability, donation, food brand, Customer Spotlights

Three case studies on effective management of unsold food inventory

Spoiler AlertMar 22, 2018

In a few months, Spoiler Alert will celebrate its three-year anniversary. When Emily, Ricky, and Marty first started the company, it was their shared interest in applying technology to a complex...

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Topics: sustainability, donation, Customer Spotlights

6 food leaders step up to the plate for Hunger Action Month

Spoiler AlertOct 17, 2017

Anyone engaged in the U.S. food space should be aware of the paradox that despite nicknames like the ‘land of plenty’, 42 million Americans experience hunger. Yet with the range of other issues...

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Topics: sustainability, food brand, Customer Spotlights

3 potential outcomes of the Amazon-Whole Foods merger

Spoiler AlertJul 19, 2017

Last month, Amazon made waves after announcing that the company will acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion. Fallout from the deal was instantly felt in the stocks of major grocery chains,...

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Topics: food brand, Customer Spotlights

Championing Target 12.3: 6 global executives collaborate on food waste

Spoiler AlertJun 12, 2017

In September 2015, members of the United Nations’ General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals. Embedded in the ‘Responsible Consumption and Production’ goal is Target 12.3, which...

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Topics: sustainability, food brand, Customer Spotlights, policy

User Spotlight: We Share Hope

Spoiler AlertMar 29, 2017

We Share Hope is a Rhode Island-based nonprofit founded in 2008 by James MacDougall, Stephen Martin and April Martin. We Share Hope is made up of a community of volunteers that donate their time,...

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Topics: donation, Customer Spotlights

Spoiler Alert joins Ocean State Job Lot for hunger relief program

Spoiler AlertMay 5, 2016

Our CEO Ricky Ashenfelter was invited to speak at the Ocean State Job Lot send-off event on April 26 to promote the company’s “Three Square Meals” hunger relief program to alleviate the problem of...

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Topics: donation, discount retail, Customer Spotlights, policy