Pasta - world's favourite food
Oxfam – an international confederation known for fighting poverty with 94 partners worldwide and 70 years of experience – has conducted a global survey regarding world's favourite food. Results may be surprising for some because pasta has located itslef on the top of the list, higher than meat or rice! What is interesting pasta fans were found not only among Europeans but among citizens of Philippines, Guatemala, Brazil and South Africa as well.
Oxfam asked more than 16,000 people from 17 countries across the globe about their favourite food. 3 lucky winners were pasta – on the highest position, meat right behind it and rice closing the main 3 foods.
The summary of the analysis of the survey states that one of the main consequences of such outcome are food prices which, unfortunately keep on rising. As a matter of fact the cost of food is the decisive factor in the diets of people of some countries.
What is interesting, while most of the countries still prefer their national dishes almost in all the countries in which the survey was conducted people listed pizza, pasta and chicken as their favourite food. An exception is Africa, and its low income countries in which people still stick to traditional diet.
Pasta is known all over the world and while some people may not know all the Italian names of it as fettuccine or fusilli everyone is fully aware of what spaghetti looks like :)Return to the list of events