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Startling Figures About Food Waste

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Startling Figures About Food Waste

Food waste has become one of the biggest issues of the day with new laws being passed to force supermarkets to reduce waste, new apps being launched to make sure waste food goes to hungry mouths, and a number of initiatives being started to promote the use of waste produce in the kitchen.

Many people are now more aware of the problem, but not so many know just how large the food waste numbers are.

This infographic by Todd Reubold for Ensia takes a closer look at food waste around the world and puts into perspective some of the startling figures.

The infographic not only looks at average annual waste it also looks at just how much food is lost during harvest.

Take a closer look and see for yourself.


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