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How Much Food Can You Buy For $5 Around The World?
Here's how much coffee, meat, beer, McDonald's, and more you can buy for $5 in countries around the world. For starters, you can buy a lot of beer for $5 in China. Here's a list of the foods we looked at: bananas coffee beef rice potatoes eggs beer And some of the countries: Italy France Sweden Ethiopia USA UK China Japan Check out more BuzzFeed videos... http://youtube.com/buzzFeedVideo Bacon, The Most Important Food Ever http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3su2cjRVrc&list=UUpko_-a4wgz2u_DgDgd9fqA What Does 2,000 Calories Look Like? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgaqwFPU7cc&list=UUpko_-a4wgz2u_DgDgd9fqA Questions Every Vegetarian Is Tired Of Answering http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILl3_jQNvsM Music by Gustavs Strazdins: http://soundcloud.com/gustavsstrazdins/ Information for this video came from, in part... http://www.bls.gov/ http://www.census.gov/ http://www.stat.go.jp/ http://www.insee.fr/ http://www.abs.gov.au/ http://www.fao.org/ http://www.ifpri.org/ http://www.statcan.gc.ca/ http://www.csa.gov.et/ http://www.numbeo.com/ http://www.ico.org/ http://www.mysupermarket.co.uk/ http://www.stats.gov.cn/ The Economist http://www.economist.com/content/big-mac-index http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2012/09/daily-chart-13 The New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/20/business/global/japanese-consumers-reconsidering-rice-loyalty.html The Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comment/liamhalligan/9782815/Rising-food-prices-will-reap-a-bitter-harvest.html
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