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  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    The Namgay family in their prayer room with a week's worth of food in Shingkhey, Bhutan. The family spend $5.03 a week on groceries. They cook with a clay stove fueled by wood fire, and preserve food by drying. The 2005 book <a href=" http://www.menzelphoto.com">"The Hungry Planet"</a> documents families around the world with their weekly food purchases, exposing global food disparities.
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  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    The Dudo family in their living room with a week's worth of food in Sarajevo, Bosnia. The family spend $167.43 a week on groceries. They cook with an electric stove, and a coal/wood stove, and have a refrigerator-freezer. The photo series by Peter Menzel depicts a week's worth of eating for each family.
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  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    The Ayme family with a week's worth of food in Tingo, Ecuador. The family, which are potato and sheep farmers, spend $31.55 a week on groceries. They cook with a wood fire and preserve food by natural drying. Photographer Peter Menzel traveled to 24 countries, visiting thirty families from Bhutan and Bosnia to Mexico and Mongolia.
    Peter Menzel/Barcroft Media /Landov
  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    The Aboubakar family from Darfur, Sudan, in front of their tent at the Breidjing Refugee Camp with a week's worth of food. The family, which spans four generations, spend $1.23 a week on groceries. They cook with wood fire and preserve food by natural drying. Among their favorite foods is soup with fresh sheep meat.
    Peter Menzel/Barcroft Media /Landov
  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    The Madsen family in their living room with a week's worth of food in Cap Hope Village, Greenland. The family spend $277.12 a week on groceries. They cook with a gas stove, and have a refrigerator-freezer.
    Peter Menzel/Barcroft Media /Landov
  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    The Patkar family in their living room with a week's worth of food in Madhya Pradesh, India. The family spend $39.27 a week on groceries. They cook with a gas stove, and have a refrigerator-freezer.
    Peter Menzel/Barcroft Media /Landov
  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    The Manzo family of Palermo in their living room with a week's worth of food in Sicily, Italy. The family spend $260.11 a week on groceries. They cook with a gas stove and microwave, and have a refrigerator-freezer.
    Peter Menzel/Barcroft Media /Landov
  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    The Matsuda family in their kitchen with a week's worth of food in Yomitan Village, Japan. The family spend $214.26 a week on groceries. They cook with a gas stove and microwave, and have a refrigerator-freezer.
    Peter Menzel/Barcroft Media /Landov
  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    The Al Haggan family and their two Nepali servants, in their kitchen with a week's worth of food in Kuwait City, Kuwait. The family spend $221.45 a week on groceries. They cook with gas stoves and a microwave, and have a refrigerator-freezer.
    Peter Menzel/Barcroft Media /Landov
  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    The Natomo family on the roof of their house with a week's worth of food in Kouakourou, Mali. The family spend $26.39 a week on groceries. They cook with a wood fire, and preserve food by drying.
    Peter Menzel/Barcroft Media /Landov
  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    The Casales family in their living room with a week's worth of food in Cuernavaca, Mexico. The family spend $189.09 a week on groceries. They cook with a gas stove, and have a refrigerator-freezer.
    Peter Menzel/Barcroft Media /Landov
  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    The Batsuuri family in their apartment with a week's worth of food in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The family spend $40.02 a week on groceries. They cook with shared electric and coal stoves, and have a shared refrigerator-freezer.
    Peter Menzel/Barcroft Media /Landov
  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    The Celik family in the main room of their three-room apartment, with a week's worth of food in Istanbul, Turkey. The family, which spans three generations, spend $145.88 a week on groceries. They cook with a gas stove and have a refrigerator-freezer.
    Peter Menzel/Barcroft Media /Landov
  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    The Bainton family in their living room with a week's worth of food in Wiltshire, England. The family spend $253.15 a week on groceries. They cook with an electric stove and microwave oven, and have a refrigerator-freezer.
    Peter Menzel/Barcroft Media /Landov
  • Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

    The Caven family in their kitchen with a week's worth of food in American Canyon, California. The family spend $159.18 a week on groceries. They cook with an electric stove, microwave and outdoor BBQ, and have a refrigerator-freezer and a freezer.
    Peter Menzel/Barcroft Media /Landov
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