The Wonky Vegetable Exhibition

Most of us have certain aesthetic standards; we like the people we meet – of both sexes – to be if not beautiful, then certainly not ugly. Many people – men as well as women – spend hours in the gym and significant sums on everything from make-up to expensive clothes. Whether or not appearance matters for people, does it really matter for vegetables?

I luv potatoes

I luv potatoes

Supermarkets have massive buying power, and have long insisted that farmers produce vegetables of a certain shape and size; at one time so did the EU. Now, due to the amount of food wasted, the big players are beginning to rethink, especially the ASDA supermarket chain.

Man that is a strange one

Man that is a strange one

Some people might suggest frozen food is best; the problem of wonky carrots soon disappears when they are mashed up with swede, as currently on offer in Iceland. Whatever, here are a few novelties. Would you buy these, more to the point, would you eat them?

A potato an elephant or what?

A potato an elephant or what?

Carrot man

Carrot man

The breast kind of vegetable

The breast kind of vegetable

Carrot lovers

Carrot lovers

About the author

Alexander Baron