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Check Out What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World

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Robert Gordon

Dietary habits vary vastly around the world, and while this may be common knowledge, seeing food consumption side-by-side really forces us to step back and realize the differences.

Photographer Peter Menzel has compiled this incredible project, showing what one week of groceries looks like in countries all over the world.

The differences are stark, as the diets between those in Australia and Chad couldn’t be more unalike.

While countries like the United States and Great Britain have tons of processed foods, the groceries of India and Ecuador contain many fresh fruits and veggies, accompanied by people who look much happier.

Italy’s diet contains lots of bread and pasta to nobody’s surprise, while Mongolia features meat and more eggs than we can count.

Check out these breathtaking photos below, and let us know which grocery list you would prefer!

Mexico

Mex

Great Britain

GB

China

china

USA

USA

Australia

Australia

Germany

Germany

India

india

Ecuador

Ecuador

Bhutan

Bhutan

Italy

italy

Mali

Mali

Chad

Chad

France

France

Japan

japan

Guatemala

Guatemala

Turkey

Turkey

 

Mongolia

Mongolia

Kuwait

Kuwait

Canada

canada

Poland

Poland
Robert Gordon

Robert Gordon

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