Trader Joe’s ex-president opens store with aging food and cheap meals

by Curt Nickish

Noemi Sosa shops at Daily Table, a nonprofit supermarket in Dorchester, Mass. Jesse Costa/WBUR

Daily Table opened its doors Thursday with shelves full of surplus and aging food. The nonprofit grocery store is in the low-to-middle income Boston neighborhood of Dorchester. It’s selling canned vegetables two for $1 and a dozen eggs for 99 cents. Potatoes are 49 cents a pound. Bananas are 29 cents a pound.