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Wafaa Al Haggan, assisted by one of the many foreign guest workers who do virtually all the manual labor in Kuwait, shops at her local co-op supermarket in Kuwait City. Although Kuwait imports 98 percent of its food, much of it from thousands of miles away, the choice and quality of the goods on display in supermarkets in Kuwait easily match those in European or U.S. markets, and the prices are lower. (Supporting image from the project Hungry Planet: What the World Eats.)

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Wafaa Al Haggan, assisted by one of the many foreign guest workers who do virtually all the manual labor in Kuwait, shops at her local co-op supermarket in Kuwait City. Although Kuwait imports 98 percent of its food, much of it from thousands of miles away, the choice and quality of the goods on display in supermarkets in Kuwait easily match those in European or U.S. markets, and the prices are lower. (Supporting image from the project Hungry Planet: What the World Eats.)