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Volume of food wasted globally as of 2017, by food category (in million tonnes)*
Global volume of wasted food as of 2017, by food category
This statistic represents the volume of food wasted worldwide in 2017, broken down by food category. As of 2017, wasted fruits and vegetables amounted to 492 million tonnes of food loss and waste worldwide.
Volume of food wasted globally as of 2017, by food category (in million tonnes)*
Volume of waste in million tonnes
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Sources

Release date

March 2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

* Adapted by the source from 2013 and 2017 studies.

Global volume of wasted food as of 2017, by food category
This statistic represents the volume of food wasted worldwide in 2017, broken down by food category. As of 2017, wasted fruits and vegetables amounted to 492 million tonnes of food loss and waste worldwide.
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