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New York: America's Busiest City

How do you feed New York’s population of more than eight million people?
(Image credit: BBC/Ben Richards)

How do you feed New York's population of more than eight million people?

How do you feed New York’s population of more than eight million people? Presenters Anita Rani, Ade Adepitan and Ant Anstead find out, and what better place to start than at Hunts Point food distribution centre in the Bronx?

Truckloads of fish, meat and fruit and veg are delivered after dusk, with buyers arriving in the early hours to haggle over produce for their supermarkets, restaurants and hotels.

Meanwhile, Dan Snow heads to Staten Island to see what happens to New Yorkers' rubbish.