Food is a source of energy. It is what keeps us going . Food wastage is shamefully high even in some very developed countries worldwide. 1000 of kg of food is wasted averagely in these countries. Before wasting food, why don’t we think that are so many poor people sleeping empty stomach while we are wasting so much food in our plates, during our daily meals as well. So, here is the list of those countries which have highest rate of food wastage.
Yes! Finland is in the list with an average wastage of food of about 500 kg in a single day. Half of the food is wasted in restaurants, hotels, food outlets and even in stores and half of the food is wasted at homes by the people. people over there tend do waste so much food during their meals. Even the food processing companies do not lag behind in wasting food products. Bakery items are usually wasted on large grounds.
Malaysia is said to be a very exotic and a very beautiful country of the world. But, in-spite of being so beautiful, Malaysia has an ugly side, too. Especially in the urban society of Malaysia, food wastage is very high. So much of food is literally thrown away in the trash or over the roads, shamelessly. Food processing companies and factories are also taking full part in wasting food stuff. Bakery items and various kinds of junk food are wasted largely all over the country.
3. United Kingdom
United Kingdom, the country of sophisticated people. Yes! Indeed, its very surprising that UK is also in this list. No matter how high their literacy rate is, food wastage rate is equally high. It is considered as one of the serious issues of UK. A very large amount of food is primary wasted in the big restaurants of UK. Cafes, bars and other hotels also do not lag behind in wasting food. The problem is, people order a lot and leave so much food in their plates after the completion of their meals. Bakery items, raw vegetables and fruits are also wasted.
Huge amount of food is wasted in Germany in retailer stores and even in the restaurants. Grossly, about 20 million tons food is waste each year in Germany. The government of Germany has taken notice of this situation.
In Netherlands, large amount of food is wasted mostly at homes. The government of Netherlands has taken notice of this and they are trying their best to figure out a solution to this issue at hand.
Norway is a very beautiful place to visit but the ugly side of Norway is, its increasing potential in wasting food products. So much of food is thrown away in Norway, on daily basis. Most of all bakery products, fruits, vegetables are wasted shamelessly. This is creating environmental and economical problems in Norway
Canada, one of the most coldest countries of the world is also in the list of those countries which have highest wastage of food. Toronto is the largest city of Canada and the wastage of food ids done largely in that country. Households, food processing companies are none the less.
Denmark, which itself is the manufacturer of so many food products and food companies, waste a lot of food products. Mainly because, they manufacture food and in the processing of food, they waste the raw products on very large scales. They even started a movement to stop wastage of food in their country.
As posh as Australia could be, food wastage is one problem at hands in Australia. People shop a lot in Australia and that is one of the most major reason of food wastage.People buy large numbers of edibles and once they get expired, they are all wasted and dumped.
10. United States
US is one of the most developed countries of the world but the problem of food wastage persists. So much food gets wasted that a huge sum of money is invested upon dumping of that food. Restaurants, cafes, bars, casinos and households are more that enough to waste food.
NOTE: The aforementioned content has been taken after thorough research from various websites including top10listonline.com. This content is according to the latest or current analysis, which can definitely change over time . No personal comments or analysis has been put into words.