Food is a necessary substance in human life provides essential nutrients, protein, vitamins, carbs, fat, minerals, which are essential for life. We all know the importance of food, but in recent times global food waste of billion tonnes become an issue worldwide especially in developed, developing nations, and metropolitan cities. The more humans change their way of living, the more they loss and waste food. According to the United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP) Global Food Waste Report 2021, globally over 1 billion tonnes of food wasted per year, 13% come from retail, 26% from food service, and 61% from households. China ranked toped in food waste with 91.6 million tonnes followed by India with 68.8 million tonnes, the USA with 19.4 million tonnes, and many other countries.
List of Top Countries with most Food Waste in Tonnes in 2021 –
|S. No.||Country Name||Food Waste in Million Tonnes|
China world most populous country with 1.4 billion estimated, a country in East Asia.
3. United States
7. United Kingdom
Source: UNEP Global Food Waste Report 2021