The online retail giant may be hoping to access a market of customers looking for quick-and-easy meals using a technology originally developed for the military to extend the shelf life of foods while retaining flavor, texture, and nutrients.
What does it mean to shop local? For some, local remains a matter of geography. For others, it is about supporting their local economy or a more sustainable food system. And for still others, it is about knowing where their food comes from and how it is made.