Latin America lose 220 million tons of food per year at a cost of $150 billion

In Latin America and the Caribbean, 11.6% of food is lost from production to retail, not including retail, said Sara Granados, Regional Advisor on Inclusive and Efficient Food Systems of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). That’s the equivalent of 220 million tons a year with an economic cost of $150 billion, she said.

Source: Eju!