May 28, 2021

Top 10 endangered foods and drinks

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Oranges

Global production volume of fresh oranges 2019-2020: 46.6m metric tons

In the Californian orange harvest, there was a loss of 5.3% of the fruit, 12.3% in Texas and 16.8% in Florida. 

Ironically, hundreds of tonnes of fruit have been left to rot in Queensland, Australia, after a labour shortage meant that the fruit was unable to be picked and sold at its peak ripeness.

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