Monday, February 22, 2010

The Great Grocery Smackdown

Can Walmart beat Whole Foods in a taste test? Upon discovering the expansion of programs for organic and local produce at Walmart, The Atlantic purchased groceries from Walmart and Whole Foods. Prepared simply by an Austin chef four courses are presented in a blind taste test to a group of food critics, bloggers and food lovers for their comments.

It wasn't a clear cut win on either side but most were surprised by some of their preferences. As one woman from the Environmental Defense Fund put it, “It’s getting harder and harder to hate Walmart.”

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