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The World's Dinner Tables, and Our Own

Vegetable Cornucopia (photo by MontanaRaven, Flickr)We live in a world of abundance. However, some people have a vastly greater share of that abundance than others. This look at what various families around the world eat in a week may prompt some reflection.

 

 

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
(Sure hope most American families eat more fresh fruits and vegetables and less junk food than this family.)
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