Statistics about food waste and the waste paradoxe

800 million people in the world starving, when in the same time 931 million tons of edible food is wasted annually in the world. [2] If we could take all the wasted food, we could fed 2 billions people.

FAO’s Food Loss Index (FLI) estimates that globally, around 14 percent of all food produced is lost from the post-harvest stage up to, but excluding, the retail stage (FAO, 2019).

The European Food Banks Federation (FEBA) distributed 907,208 tons of food to 11.8 million people in 2021;

Areas in which food are wasted in the World:

In Europe: