(MODEL RELEASED: EXCEPT FOR CHECKOUT BOY) Finishing their weekly grocery shopping expedition to Ito Yokado, a Japanese supermarket chain, the Dongs of Beijing, China, go through the checkout line. In many restaurants and markets in China, much of the seafood is sold live as a guarantee of freshness. In other ways, the supermarket hews closely to Western models, right down to the workers offering samples. (Supporting image from the project Hungry Planet: What the World Eats). The Dong family of Beijing, China, is one of the thirty families featured, with a weeks' worth of food, in the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats.
- © 2005 Peter Menzel / Hungry Planet: What the World Eats / www.menzelphoto.com
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