Looking at the journey of tomatoes in developed countries reveals some grim data. Out of every 100 tomatoes, only 59 to 72 make it to a store shelf, report senior partners Clarisse Magnin and Björn Timelin and coauthors. In the developing world, the numbers are grimmer: only 35 to 58 make it to the store. Click through the interactive to see more about tomatoes’ journey.
To read the article, see “Reducing food loss: What grocery retailers and manufacturers can do,” September 7, 2022.