The first instalment of "Pirates Of The Caribbean" had a snack budget of $2 million dollars. I can only hope that one day Carse & Waterman will have that sort of budget and I will be ready to take full advantage of unlimited food!
Of course, once you break down what that money needed to cover it doesn't sound quite so bad. All 750 cast and crew need to be kept fed and watered, especially when filming in remote locations where no-one can just 'nip to the corner shop'.
Filming tends to mean the work day is long so all meals needed to be catered for - breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and drinks. It's easy to see why production would put aside such a large budget.
One of the best ways to keep moral high is to keep everyone well fed!