Hungry Planet: What the World Eats - China - Germany Summary & Analysis

Peter Menzel
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China - Germany Summary and Analysis

In China, food expenditure for one week is $155.06. Traditional China melds into modern living aw one enters the Dong's government issue low-rise apartment. Guo Yongmei decorates with magazine photographs and modern furniture. In the kitchen, Xiaozhan rice is on the shelves next to French baguettes and coffee creamer from Maxwell House. Times are changing, and the family eats a mix of international cuisine, traditional Chinese food, and Western fast food.

In China, food expenditure for one week is $57.27. Cui Lianyou and his friends live in a rural village 60 miles south of Beijing. He has recently planted corn on land allotted to him by the government. The family grows ten percent of the food it eats, and it purchases the rest using money from a relative who has a job outside of farming. This family member has to...

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