Moving Back to Jamaica

A blog about my Move Back to Jamaica after 20+ years of living in the US. Most of the articles focus on the period from 2005-2009 when the transition was new, and at it's most challenging.

Thursday, November 08, 2007

What Other Cultures Eat in a Week

One week's food for some different cultures


Germany: The Melander family of Bargteheide
Food expenditure for one week: 375.39 Euros or $500.07





United States: The Revis family of North Carolina
Food expenditure for one week: $341.98




Japan
: The Ukita family of Kodaira City
Food expenditure for one week: 37,699 Yen or $317.25





Italy: The Manzo family of Sicily
Food expenditure for one week: 214.36 Euros or $260.11






Mexico: The Casales family of Cuernavaca
Food expenditure for one week: 1,862.78 Mexican Pesos or $189.09



Poland: The Sobczynscy family of Konstancin-Jeziorna
Food expenditure for one week: 582.48 Zlotys or $151.27


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Egypt: The Ahmed family of Cairo
Food expenditure for one week: 387.85 Egyp tian Pounds or $68.53




Ecuador: The Ayme family of Tingo
Food expenditure for one week: $31.55




Bhutan: The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village
Food expenditure for one week: 224.93 ngultrum or $5.03





Chad: The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp
Food expenditure for one week: 685 CFA Francs or $1.23



Source: Random email sent by a friend

2 Comments:

At 6/21/2008 12:06 AM, Anonymous ESTEBAN AGOSTO REID said...

Very interesting comparison!!

 
At 2/01/2011 12:25 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Source:

http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1626519_1373680,00.html

 

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