I’m not sure where this is from originally – it was sent on (thanks Nick). (I was later contacted and told that the book is from www.menzelphoto.com) It features families from round the world displaying what they eat in any 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 (© Peter Menzel http://www.menzelphoto.com from the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats)


Food expenditure for one week $341.98

Italy: The Manzo family of Sicily (© Peter Menzel http://www.menzelphoto.com from the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats))


Food expenditure for one week: 214.36 Euros or $260.11

 

Mexico: The Casales family of Cuernavaca ((© Peter Menzel http://www.menzelphoto.com from the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats)

Food expenditure for one week: 1,862.78 Mexican Pesos or $189.09

Poland: The Sobczynscy family of Konstancin-Jeziorna ((© Peter Menzel http://www.menzelphoto.com from the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats)


Food expenditure for one week: 582.48 Zlotys or $151.27

 

Egypt: The Ahmed family of Cairo (© Peter Menzel http://www.menzelphoto.com from the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats)
Food expenditure for one week: 387.85 Egyptian Pounds or $68.53

 

 
Ecuador: The Ayme family of Tingo (© Peter Menzel http://www.menzelphoto.com from the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats)
Food expenditure for one week: $31.55

Bhutan: The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village (© Peter Menzel http://www.menzelphoto.com from the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats)
Food expenditure for one week: 224.93 ngultrum or $5.03

 

Chad: The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp (© Peter Menzel http://www.menzelphoto.com from the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats)
Food expenditure for one week: 685 CFA Francs or $1.23

 

  

All images are © Peter Menzel – see more at http://www.menzelphoto.com from the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

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  • Douglas June 11, 2008 at 14:07

    There is Coke or Pepsi on every table between $50 to $500

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