peter menzel / what the world eats

in 2005, photojournalist Peter Menzel and writer / editor Faith D’Aluisio released a book entitled Hungry Planet: What the World Eatsin it, they documented family’s in 24 countries, detailing their weekly food purchases and the total cost thereof. Peter took a portrait of each family surrounded by a week’s worth of groceries to act as the focal point for each chapter, these are his photos.

images copyright Menzel

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