More Than 30 Percent of The World’s Food Supply Is Wasted Every Year

Loss and wastage occurs on all steps in the food supply chain. In low-income countries, most loss occurs during production, while in developed countries much food — about 100 kilograms (220 lb) per person and year — is wasted at the consumption stage. International agencies claim to cater to the world hunger, yet fully one-third of all food produced globally — a staggering 1.3 billion tons — is lost or wasted every year, a study by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization found.

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More Than 30 Percent of The World's Food Supply Is Wasted Every Year