what do we eat in a week?



 Germany Food Bhutan Chad Culture Egypt Ecuador Consumerism Hunger Italy Mexico Western Poland USA

Pactically every western society has a culture that invites consumerist tendencies, and food is no exception, obviously. Originally posted in the Gaya community by Amber, these pictures help us realize how much food an average family eats during a week, as well as the money spent in each part of the world.

I must confess that my first impression was of awe, almost disbelief, before the massive quantity of food. Then, the obvious remarks about the unnecessary goods, a mere reflection of western civilization's consumerist values.

To digest with ease...

Germany - The Melander family - Total spent in a week: US $500
 Germany Food Bhutan Chad Culture Egypt Ecuador Consumerism Hunger Italy Mexico Western Poland USA

North Carolina, USA - The Revis family- Total spent in a week: US $341
 Germany Food Bhutan Chad Culture Egypt Ecuador Consumerism Hunger Italy Mexico Western Poland USA

Italy - The Manzo family - Total spent in a week: US $214
 Germany Food Bhutan Chad Culture Egypt Ecuador Consumerism Hunger Italy Mexico Western Poland USA

Cuernavaca, Mexico - The Casales family - Total spent in a week: US $189
 Germany Food Bhutan Chad Culture Egypt Ecuador Consumerism Hunger Italy Mexico Western Poland USA

Poland - The Sobczynscy family - Total spent in a week: US $151
 Germany Food Bhutan Chad Culture Egypt Ecuador Consumerism Hunger Italy Mexico Western Poland USA

Cairo, Egypt - The Ahmed family - Total spent in a week: US $68
 Germany Food Bhutan Chad Culture Egypt Ecuador Consumerism Hunger Italy Mexico Western Poland USA

Shingkhey Village, Ecuador - The Ayme family - Total spent in a week: US $31
 Germany Food Bhutan Chad Culture Egypt Ecuador Consumerism Hunger Italy Mexico Western Poland USA

Bhutan - The Namgay family - Total spent in a week: US $5
 Germany Food Bhutan Chad Culture Egypt Ecuador Consumerism Hunger Italy Mexico Western Poland USA

Breidjing Camp, Chad - The Aboubakar family - Total spent in a week: US $1
 Germany Food Bhutan Chad Culture Egypt Ecuador Consumerism Hunger Italy Mexico Western Poland USA

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