Thursday, February 14, 2008

What is eaten in one week around the world

Food for thought...
Take a good look at the family size & diet of each country, along with the availability & cost of what is eaten in one week.

Germany: The Melander family of Bargteheide
Food expenditure for one week: 375.39 Euros or $500.07


United States: The Revis family of North Carolina.
Food expenditure for one week $341.98

Italy: The Manzo family of Sicily
Food expenditure for one week: 214.36 Euros or $260.11


Mexico: The Casales family of Cuernavaca
Food expenditure for one week: 1,862.78 Mexican Pesos or $189.09


Poland: The Sobczynscy family of Konstancin-Jeziorna
Food expenditure for one week: 582.48 Zlotys or $151.27


Egypt: The Ahmed family of Cairo
Food expenditure for one week: 387.85 Egyptian Pounds or $68.53


Ecuador: The Ayme family of Tingo
Food expenditure for one week: $31.55


Bhutan: The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village
Food expenditure for one week: 224.93 ngultrum or $5.03


Chad: The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp
Food expenditure for one week: 685 CFA Francs or $1.23




3 comments:

Kylie said...

Wow!!! I feel so humbled by this. What an amazing set of photographs!

Missus Wookie said...

They are amazing photos from an amazing book:

"What the World Eats" by Peter Menzel

http://www.amazon.com/What-World-Eats-Peter-Menzel/dp/1582462461/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1222026981&sr=8-1

Deb said...

Thanks Missus! I had received these photos at work from our international associate and did not know that there was a book on the topic. It looks like a super reference.