WESTCHESTER, ILL. — Customers are now able to purchase a selection of Ingredion Inc.’s Kerr by Ingredion fruit and vegetables that are Upcycled Certified.

Upcycled Certified Standard was created through the Upcycled Food Association, which aims to reduce food waste and promote using upcycled food.

Kerr buys watermelons that are turned away because of blemishes at retail market and also dark sweet cherries that are not fit for retail because of size and color.