Peter Menzel is a talented photographer, who has published books about something that concerns us all: food. The book
Hungry Planet portrays the way people eat around the world. The following hopefully raises some thoughts.
The average American adult eats 275 pounds of meat and drinks 54.8 gallons of soft drinks per year
This Chinese family loves fried shredded pork with sweet and sour sauce. Processed food items mixed with packaged meats and fish, this Chinese family eats more fruit than vegetables, and their produce selection is one of the smallest besides the United States
Mexico ranks ﬁrst in the world in per-person consumption of Coca-Cola
Chad – $1.23 plus $24.37/week in food rations (from UN and other NGOs)
The average family in Great Britain spends over $250 per week on food, and eats mostly processed meals and candy
More countries and details can be found
What does your table look like? Which table would you like to sit in?