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  • Shoppers have a taste for moral meals
  • Shoppers have a taste for moral meals
    Nimish Gogri (2009) ©
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Shoppers have a taste for moral meals

A growing number of Americans are supporting their local food markets, and it's not just because they want fresher produce. As awareness of the environmental benefits of local food markets increases, shoppers have developed a taste for food that aligns with their values.

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