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ROTTEN! Global Annual Food Waste

POKAIFG West/South/Southeast/Central Asia East Asia Europe 449 Latin America Sub Sahara Africa 381 North America + Oceania 207 MILLION TONS 113 134 137 MILLION TONS North Africa MILLION TONS MILLION TONS MILLION TONS MILLION TONS 36 MILLION TONS GLOBAL ANNUAL FOOD WASTE 70 BILLION 1 BILLION 50 PERCENT According to the Second Harvest Food Bank in Santa Clara County, approxin of food are wasted annually in America, which far exceeds food that are needed by the 49 million American people in poverty that struggling with hunger each year. According to the researches from the British based Independent Institution of Mechanical Engineers, roughly 4.4 billion tons of food is produced each year while half of it is never eaten. That is, nearly 50% or 2.2 billion tons of food are wasted every year, which far exceeds the global demand for food. According to the U.K wesite, Almost all of the world's hungry folks could eascape malnourishments on less than THE UNBELIVABLE WASTEFULNESS OF THE WORLD 70 billion pounds early one bi Every day in the industrialized nations, we take our food for granted, since they are easy and relatively inexpensive to get, and supermarkets nearby always have plenty of food for everyone in the neighborhood. However unknown to many consumers, nearly 2 billion tons of food are wasted each year due to poor storage and inadequate infrastructure that leads to food spoilages, extremely inefficient agricultural practices, or the practice of discarding good-to-eat food that do not appeal to consumers and food businesses. a quarter of the food that are being wasted each year in Europe, the U.K and America. SOURCE • One World - Nations Online • Wikipedia • Cable News Network • • Second Harvest Food Bank Author - Dennis Pan • Visual Input - Iris Shih

ROTTEN! Global Annual Food Waste

shared by dennispan_infogr_sj on May 03
The same info as last infographics on food waste. But to reinforce the theme, I use photos of food scraps and moldy food.






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