- Americans throw away almost as much food as they eat. Huge amounts of food rot in the fields, disappearing into the feeding troughs of animals or be directly transported to the landfills.
The reason is simple: the food needs of the American consumer are perfect, slightly less may color, taste and quality is. The 'on-the-field-to-fork the problem is known that in the United States. In addition to the fields casualty food in supermarkets, restaurants and home refrigerators.
Traders and consumers pay in this way each year eat about 60 million tonnes to the trash. This has converted a lost value of 145 billion euros.
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