The World Wastes Millions Of Tons Of Food

The World Wastes Millions Of Tons Of Food

Much of the food that goes to waste around the world is discarded based on aesthetics, or other factors that don't relate to the food's taste or quality. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, if we managed to save just one fourth of the food that typically goes to waste, it could feed 870 million hungry people. Some businesses have also taken it upon themselves to purchase and sell the foods that farmers and other businesses don't want, but they constantly find themselves overwhelmed by the sheer amount of "reject" foods.

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