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Downside to #Singapore’s food availability: food wastage. Our analysis in

Home Downside to Singapore’s food availability – food wastage Downside to Singapore’s food availability – food wastage Asit K Biswas, Matthew J. Kastner and Cecilia Tortajada The Business Times | October 16, 2015 SINGAPORE is a country where one can find food 24/7, comprising Chinese, Indian, Malay, Indonesian, Western and everything in between. It has all different types of cuisines reflecting the cosmopolitan characteristics of the city and its people. Moreover, this has come about even though it imports 90 per cent of its food. Only one per cent of its land is used for agriculture. The well-thought-through government policies have made Singapore the second most food-secure country in the world at affordable prices. These positive aspects of Singapore’s food availability also have a major negative aspect. A huge amount of food is wasted, and only 13 per cent of the food ...

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