Eat Canberra Food Drive for OzHarvest

Eat Canberra

We all love our food and most of us are able to enjoy some amazing dishes and experiences. But there are many people who are aren’t as fortunate.

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Culinary Trivia Night for OzHarvest

Eat Canberra

Food, food, glorious food. We all love it and we all indulge in it. Living in a country like Australia means that we are fortunate to have access to an abundance of food. But did you know:

  • Approximately 8 to 10 billion dollars of food is wasted each year in commercial and residential waste. That’s around four million tonnes of food that ends up as landfill.
  • Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year — approximately 1.3 billion tonnes — gets lost or wasted.
  • Australians throw out one out of every five shopping bags, which equates to every Australian household throwing out $1,036 worth of groceries each year.
  • Australia produces enough food to feed approx. 60 million people, yet two million people still rely on food relief every year
  • Nearly one million Aussie kids go without breakfast or bed without dinner

*Food waste facts from OzHarvest

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