Whole Foods Tried Selling Pre-Peeled Oranges


Remember asparagus water — those bottles of H2O with three or four floating stalks? Well, a different store with the same can-do spirit has tried to improve upon another common type of produce. Behold, oranges that come pre-peeled, but as a result require a considerably bulkier, less ecofriendly way of staying fresh:

To attract locavores, the label sports a "Made Right Here" badge. Also, this particular citrus product is a Sumo mandarin, a variety developed in California specifically to be easy to peel. Lucky for Whole Foods, headquarters wised up to the bad optics of this sometime between @awlilnatty’s original tweet and the 55,000 RTs that have subsequently followed: