Delicious and Nutritious : Sustainable Gastronomy Trivia

June 18th is Sustainable Gastronomy Day which celebrates local, seasonal ingredients and since preserving the environment has become more relevant now than ever before – Sustainable Gastronomy takes into account where ingredients are from, how they are produced and the methods by which they are delivered to local markets and, ultimately, our plates. All principles that you’ll find are central to any Karma restaurant that you visit…

Win a healthy food hamper. Winners will be announced on 28 June on Karma Group and Karma Concierge social channels.


    1. Which of the following accounts for the largest portion of the carbon footprint when it comes to food?

    2. Organic products haven't been exposed to pesticides or herbicides. True or False?

    3. Which kitchen appliance uses the most energy?

    4. Which fruit crop is believed to originate in India?

    5. How many tonnes of food is wasted by the food industry every year in the UK?

    6. Where is the biggest organic farm in the world?

    7. At which of our European Karma Group properties will you find lobster that was caught just metres away?

    8. Which of the following will contribute toward sustainable gastronomy?

    9. What is the colour of the Michellin Star which highlights restaurants at the forefront of the industry when it comes to their sustainability?

    10. At how many Karma Group properties will you find recipes featuring locally sourced produce?

    11. How many million hectares of forest is industrial agriculture responsible for clearing each year?

    12. Which of the following is a benefit of eating organic food?

    13. Who started Sustainable Gastronomy Day?

    14. There are around 20,000 to 50,000 discovered edible plant species but we currently only eat how many?

    15. Roughly what percentage of Australians prefer locally sourced products?

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      1. Oh no, sorry to hear that – thank you for trying anyway! Unfortunately, only the first answers count (as the quiz tells you the correct answer as you go through) but you’re welcome to try again for fun.

    1. Some of the data I question the sources please as my climate data is definitely very different to the answers.

    2. There are some of my answers that I disagree with the chosen answers of the quiz. Love to see the source information to better inform me of the reason you have chosen the results. happy to accept the umpires decision.

      1. Hi Peter, our quiz masters do their research before all the quiz topics, but online we’re sure you’ll find lots of different answers and variables. We can’t give away any sources or answers in these comments (as we don’t want to ruin the quiz for others) but please feel free to email us at if you’d like to continue the sustainable gastronomy discussion!

      1. We always appreciate your participation Mrs Robb! How was your sustainable gastronomy knowledge?

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