Food waste in selected countries - by category 2011

Food waste in selected countries in 2011, by category

by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 1, 2012
Food waste in selected countries - by category 2011 This statistic illustrates the amount of food that was wasted in 2011, by category. About 52 percent of fruits and vegetable was thrown away that year. According to the source, percentages were calculated collectively for the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
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Food waste in selected countries in 2011, by category

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Percentage of food wasted
Fruits and vegetables52%
Seafood50%
Grain Products38%
Meat22%
Milk20%
Percentage of food wasted
Fruits and vegetables52%
Seafood50%
Grain Products38%
Meat22%
Milk20%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 1, 2012
This statistic illustrates the amount of food that was wasted in 2011, by category. About 52 percent of fruits and vegetable was thrown away that year. According to the source, percentages were calculated collectively for the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Show more
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