3, 700

The cost in dollars that a pair of ‘Taiyo no Tomago’ mangoes were auctioned at this Thursday in Tokyo. According  to Kyodo News, it was a record price for the fruit’s first auction of the season (shocking).

 

222,000,000

The number of tons of food wasted a year in industrialised countries, according to the House of Lords EU Committee. That’s the same weight as 44 million average-sized African Elephants.

 

8,000,000

The number of Easter Eggs sold in the UK every year, which equates to almost 2080 tons!

 

900

The international restaurant industry experts and well-travelled gourmets who voted Fergus Henderson as the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award this week.

 

 

Mango © Bang Doll, flickr

Easter Egg © Fabergé