How Much Food Five Bucks Will Buy You Around the World How Much Food Five Bucks Will Buy You Around the World
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How Much Food Five Bucks Will Buy You Around the World

by Meghan Neal

April 25, 2013

If you're surprised to learn that five dollars will buy you just one beer in Japan, but 12 beers in China, you'll enjoy this cool little video from Buzzfeed. It gives us a slight—though quite entertaining—sneak peek into the global food system, by painting a picture of what five bucks (or the equivalent of five dollars, according to each country's currency) will buy in eggs, rice, beer, coffee, Big Macs, and more, in several nations around the world.

Check it out:

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How Much Food Five Bucks Will Buy You Around the World