World use of cereal 54% food and 35% feed 1997-1999

May 9, 2015

Worldwide (1997-1999): 54% of cereals in domestic use (including rice in milled form) were used for food while 35% were used for feed. In all developing countries (1997-1999), 70% of cereals were used for food and 20% were used for feed. No mention of the other 10%. In industrial countries: 27% food; 63% feed In the United States: 23% food, 66% feed


Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UN FAO), Economic and Social Development Department, "World Agriculture: Towards 2015/2030. An FAO perspective," FAO Corporate Document Repository, Table A3, accessed October 2, 2014, full document-

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