Turkey ranks third in world food wastage.
The United Nations (UN) Food Waste organized by Index Report, every year 7.7 million tons of food waste into tough meat that Turkey’s eyes. This means the food is wasted every year by 93 kilograms per person per year in Turkey.
After Turkey’s waste in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mexico saying that ranks third in the world Food Engineers Chamber Izmir Branch President of wasted food is Ugur soil in Turkey noted that the amount could feed about 840 million people.
“ONE IN EVERY 9 PEOPLE IN THE WORLD FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER”
Toprak said, “When you look at the world, one out of every 9 people is struggling with hunger. 1.8 billion people cannot access any food.
“WE MUST PREPARE A SHOPPING LIST”
Stating that besides food waste, there is also a lot of water, soil and labor loss in our country, Toprak,
“Food and global climate change are interrelated. A large number of resources are used, especially soil and water, until food products are ready for consumption. This cycle also affects global warming in a chain. In developed countries, food waste and losses occur mostly in retail and consumption. In developing countries, harvest and production is seen in processing times. Our citizens buy much more than they need when they go shopping. Excess products and food purchased regardless of the consumption date increase waste. he spoke.