**Carbon footprint of food list. Eat foods + ingredients with low carbon footprints. Eliminate foods + ingredients with high carbon footprints. Buy food that is seasonal, local, with minimal packaging and less goods that require refrigeration or freezing. **

**The following carbon footprints of food account for production emissions. Data may include additional emissions from: farm equipment, animal feed, hothouses, greenhouses, processing, packaging, transport, freezing, refrigeration. Packaging and cooking not included in figures**.

# Carbon Footprints Of Food

**General Market Data** | Highest to Lowest CO2e | Per 1 Kilogram OR 2.2 Pounds

- Lamb,
**39.2 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of lamb. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**90.25 miles or 145.25 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Beef,
**27 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of beef. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**62.25 miles or 100.25 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Cheese,
**13.5 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of cheese. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**31 miles or 50 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Pork,
**12.1 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of pork. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**27.75 miles or 44.75 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Salmon, farmed,
**11.9 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of farmed salmon. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**27.5 miles or 44.25 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Turkey,
**10.9 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of turkey, a car driving equivalent of**25 miles or 40.25 kilometers**. In other words, a relatively**high**carbon footprint.

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- Chicken,
**6.9 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of chicken. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**16 miles or 25.75 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Tuna, canned,
**6.1 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of canned tuna. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**14 miles or 22.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Eggs,
**4.8 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of eggs. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**11 miles or 17.75 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Potatoes,
**2.9 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of potatoes. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**6.75 miles or 11 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint. - Rice,
**2.7 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of rice. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**6.25 miles or 10 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint. - Peanut Butter,
**2.5 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of peanut butter. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**5.75 miles or 9.25 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint. - Nuts,
**2.3 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of nuts. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**5.25 miles or 8.5 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint.

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- Yogurt,
**2.2 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of yogurt. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**5.25 miles or 8.5 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint. - Broccoli,
**2.0 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of broccoli. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4.75 miles or 7.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Tofu,
**2.0 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of tofu. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4.75 miles or 7.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Beans, dry,
**2.0 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry beans. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4.75 miles or 7.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Milk, 2%,
**1.9 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of 2% milk. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4.5 miles or 7.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Tomatoes,
**1.1 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of tomatoes. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.5 miles or 4 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Lentils,
**0.9 CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of lentils. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2 miles or 3.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

**Carbon Footprints Of Foods**

**USA Market Data** | Highest to Lowest | Per 1 Kilogram OR 2.2 Pounds

- Beef, ration-fed, fresh,
**44.92****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of ration-fed, fresh beef. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**103.25 miles or 166 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Lamb, ration-fed, frozen,
**24.89****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of ration-fed, frozen lamb. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**57.25 miles or 92 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Arctic Char (fish), farmed, filleted, frozen,
**18.39****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of farmed, filleted, frozen arctic char fish. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**42.25 miles or 68 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Beef, pasture-fed, frozen,
**16.46****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of pasture-fed, frozen beef. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**38 miles or 61.25 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Pepperoni, frozen,
**13.06 kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of frozen pepperoni. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**30 miles or 48.25 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Oysters, farmed, frozen,
**11.41****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of farmed, frozen oysters. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**26.75 miles or 43 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint.

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- Tilapia (fish), farmed, filleted, frozen,
**10.55****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of farmed, filleted, frozen tilapia. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**24.25 miles or 39 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Sea Bass (fish), farmed, filleted, frozen,
**10.40****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of farmed, filleted, frozen sea bass fish. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**24 miles or 38.75 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Cheese, processed, refrigerated,
**9.82 kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed, refrigerated cheese. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**22.75 miles or 36.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Cheese, natural, refrigerated,
**9.81 kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of natural, refrigerated cheese. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**22.5 miles or 36.25 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Lettuce, greenhouse, fresh,
**9.81****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh, greenhouse lettuce. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**22.5 miles or 36.25 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint.

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- Powdered Milk, refrigerated,
**9.71 kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of refrigerated powdered milk. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**22.25 miles or 35.75 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Silver Carp (fish), farmed, filleted, frozen,
**9.54****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of farmed, filleted, frozen silver carp fish. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**22 miles or 35.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Catfish, farmed, filleted, frozen,
**9.34 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of farmed, filleted, frozen catfish. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**21.5 miles or 34.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Sausage, processed, frozen,
**9.34 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed, frozen sausage. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**21.5 miles or 34.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Ham, processed, frozen,
**9.31 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed, frozen ham. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**21.5 miles or 34.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint.

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- Orange Juice, processed, frozen,
**7.97 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed, frozen orange juice. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**18.25 miles or 29.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Shrimp, farmed, frozen,
**7.05****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of farmed, frozen shrimp. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**16.25 miles or 26 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Pork, pasture access, frozen,
**6.09****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of pasture access, frozen pork. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**14 miles or 22.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Flatfish, frozen,
**5.97 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of frozen flatfish. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**13.75 miles or 22 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Chicken, broiler, small-scale free-range,
**5.60****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of broiler, small-scale, free-range chicken. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**12.75 miles or 20.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Pork, full confinement, frozen,
**5.45****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of full confinement, frozen pork. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**12.5 miles or 20 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint.

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- Lobster, Norway, frozen,
**5.37****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of frozen lobster from Norway. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**12.25 miles or 19.75 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Carp (fish), common, farmed, frozen,
**5.30 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of common, farmed, frozen carp fish. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**12.25 miles or 19.75 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Mullet (fish), farmed, frozen,
**5.30 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of farmed, frozen mullet fish. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**12.25 miles or 19.75 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Silver Carp (fish), frozen,
**5.30****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of frozen silver carp fish. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**12.25 miles or 19.75 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Tilapia (fish), farmed, frozen,
**5.30 kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of farmed, frozen tilapia fish. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**12.25 miles or 19.75 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Cod (fish), Atlantic, frozen,
**5.25****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of Atlantic, frozen cod fish. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**12 miles or 19.25 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint.

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- Sea Bass (fish), farmed, frozen,
**5.23****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of farmed, frozen sea bass fish. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**12 miles or 19.25 kilometers**, a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Salmon (fish), Atlantic, farmed, filleted, frozen,
**5.05 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of Atlantic, farmed, filleted, frozen salmon. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**11.5 miles or 18.5 kilometers**, a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Catfish (fish), farmed, frozen,
**4.70 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of farmed, frozen catfish. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**10.75 miles or 17.25 kilometers**, a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Turkey, hens (female), small-scale, confinement, frozen
**4.67 kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of small-scale, confinement, frozen female turkey. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**10.75 miles or 17.25 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Shrimp or Prawn, frozen,
**4.57****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of frozen shrimp or prawn. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**10.5 miles or 17 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint.

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- Mashed Potato Flakes, processed,
**4.51****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed mashed potato flakes. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**10.5 miles or 17 kilometers**, a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Turkey, toms (male), small-scale, confinement, frozen
**4.50 kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of small-scale, confinement, frozen turkey. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**10.5 miles or 17 kilometers**, a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Trout (fish), freshwater, farmed, filleted, frozen,
**4.42****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of freshwater, farmed, filleted, frozen trout. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**10.5 miles or 17 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Shrimp or Prawns, Malaysian, farmed, frozen,
**4.26 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of Malaysian, farmed, frozen shrimp or prawns. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**9.75 miles or 15.75 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Tuna (fish), cooked for canning, canned,
**4.07****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of cooked for canning and canned tuna fish. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**9.5 miles or 15.25 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Hash Browns/Fried Potatoes, processed, frozen
**3.95 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of hash browns. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**9 miles or 14.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint.

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- Sugar, refined, cane, processed,
**3.93 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of refined cane sugar. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**9 miles or 14.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Peanut Oil processed,
**3.89 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of peanut oil. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**9 miles or 14.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Chicken, broiler, large-scale confinement,
**3.73****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of broiler chicken. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**8.5 miles or 14.5 kilometers**, a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Almonds, organic, dry,
**3.56 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of organic almonds. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**8.25 miles or 13.25 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Tuna (fish), filleted frozen,
**3.43****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of filleted, frozen tuna fish. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**8 miles or 13 kilometers**, a relatively**high**carbon footprint.

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- Potato Chips, processed,
**3.43****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of potato chips. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**8 miles or 13 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Flatfish, filleted, frozen,
**3.06 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of flatfish. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**7 miles or 11.25 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Sugar, raw, cane, processed,
**3.01 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of raw, cane sugar. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**7 miles or 11.25 kilometers**, a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Salmon, Atlantic, farmed, frozen,
**2.88 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of salmon. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**6.5 miles or 10.5 kilometers**, a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint. - Malt Whisky, processed,
**2.73 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of malt whiskey. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**6.25 miles or 10 kilometers**, a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint. - Evaporated Milk, refrigerated,
**2.52 kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of evaporated milk. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**5.75 miles or 9.25 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint.

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- Coffee, processed,
**2.51 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of coffee. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**5.75 miles or 9.25 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint. - Trout (fish), farmed, frozen,
**2.51****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of trout. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**5.75 miles or 9.25 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint. - Eggs, large-scale, confinement, free-range,
**2.38 kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of eggs. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**5.5 miles or 9 kilometers**, a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint. - Rice, white, dry,
**2.35****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of white rice. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**5.5 miles or 9 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint. - Ketchup, tomato, processed,
**2.25kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of ketchup. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**5.25 miles or 8.5 kilometers**, a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint. - Brown Rice, dry,
**2.16****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of brown rice. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**5 miles or 8 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint. - Cereal, breakfast, toasted, processed,
**2.16 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of toasted cereal breakfast. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**5 miles or 8 kilometers**, a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint.

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- Egg, liquid, processed, refrigerated,
**2.15****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of eggs. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**5 miles or 8 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint. - Orange Juice, processed, refrigerated,
**2.14 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of orange juice. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**5 miles or 8 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint. - Herring (fish), frozen,
**2.09 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of herring. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**5 miles or 8 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint. - Cereal, whole wheat, breakfast, toasted, processed,
**2.08 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of whole wheat toasted breakfast cereal. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4.75 miles or 7.75 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint. - Whey, natural, dry, refrigerated,
**2.03 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of whey. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4.5 miles or 7.25 kilometers**, a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint. - Tuna (fish) Skipjack or Yellowfin, frozen,
**1.97****kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of tuna. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4.5 miles or 7.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

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- Mackerel, filleted, frozen,
**1.92 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of mackerel. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4.5 miles or 7.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Almonds, dry,
**1.89 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of almonds. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4.5 miles or 7 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Eggs, large-scale, confinement, commercial ration,
**1.85 kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of eggs. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4.5 miles or 7 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Ice Cream, frozen,
**1.82 kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of ice cream. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4.5 miles or 7 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Tomato Paste, processed,
**1.82kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of tomato paste. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4.5 miles or 7 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Shortening, solid, processed,
**1.80 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of shortening. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4.5 miles or 7 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Vegetable Oil, partially hydrogenated, processed,
**1.79 kg****CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of vegetable oil. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4 miles or 6.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Margarine, processed,
**1.77 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of margarine. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4 miles or 6.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

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- Cooking Oil or Salad Oil, processed,
**1.75 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of cooking oil or salad oil. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4 miles or 6.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Soft Drinks, processed,
**1.72 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of soft drinks, pop, cola, etc. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4 miles or 6.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Rapeseed Oil processed,
**1.70 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of rapeseed oil. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4 miles or 6.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Canola Oil processed,
**1.70 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of canola oil. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4 miles or 6.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Coffee Beans, green, dry,
**1.66****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of green coffee beans. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4 miles or 6.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

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- Pecans, dry,
**1.61 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of pecans. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**3.75 miles or 6.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Figs, fresh,
**1.54****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh figs. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**3.5 miles or 6 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Cereal, breakfast, un-toasted, processed,
**1.54 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of breakfast cereal. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**3.5 miles or 6 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Peanut Butter, processed,
**1.53 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of peanut butter. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**3.5 miles or 6 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Soybean Oil, processed,
**1.48 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of soybean oil. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**3.5 miles or 6 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Sunflower Oil, processed,
**1.48 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of sunflower oil. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**3.5 miles or 6 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Cereal, whole wheat, breakfast, un-toasted, processed,
**1.46 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of wholewheat breakfast cereal. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**3.5 miles or 6 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Pasta (Spaghetti, Macaroni, etc.), processed,
**1.24 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of various pasta. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.75 miles or 4.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Herring (fish), filleted, frozen,
**1.23 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of filleted frozen herring. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.75 miles or 4.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

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- Butter, refrigerated,
**1.17 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of butter. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.75 miles or 4.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Lima Beans, large, dry
**1.14 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry lima beans. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.75 miles or 4.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Mackerel, frozen,
**1.14 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of frozen mackerel. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.75 miles or 4.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Cocoa Butter, processed,
**1.13 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed cocoa butter. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.75 miles or 4.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Fish, industrial, frozen,
**1.12 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of industrial frozen fish. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.75 miles or 4.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Pistachios, dry,
**1.11 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of pistachios. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.5 miles or 4 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Pasta, whole wheat, (Spaghetti, Macaroni, etc.), processed,
**1.05 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of pasta. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.5 miles or 4 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Milk, whole, raw
**1.02 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of whole raw milk. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.5 miles or 4 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Yellow Mustard,
**1.00****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of yellow mustard. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.5 miles or 4 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Beans, common varieties, dry,
**0.95 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry beans. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.25 miles or 4 kilometers**, a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

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- Garlic, fresh,
**0.95 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh garlic. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.5 miles or 3.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Lettuce, romaine hearts, fresh,
**0.92****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of romaine lettuce. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.5 miles or 3.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Palm Kernel Oil, processed,
**0.91 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of palm kernel oil. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.5 miles or 3.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Yogurt, refrigerated,
**0.90 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of yogurt. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.5 miles or 3.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

- Asparagus, fresh,
**0.88 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of asparagus. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.25 miles or 3.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Sunflower Seeds, dry,
**0.88 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry sunflower seeds. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.25 miles or 3.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Malted Barley, processed,
**0.87 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed malted barley. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2 miles or 3.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*Go plant-based for the planet!*

*Go plant-based for the planet!*

- Bread, Pita, processed,
**0.84 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of pita bread. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2 miles or 3.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Blueberries, fresh,
**0.83 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh blueberries. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2 miles or 3.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Bread, wheat or whole wheat, processed,
**0.83 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of bread. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2 miles or 3.25 kilometers**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Grapes, fresh,
**0.83****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh grapes. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2 miles or 3.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Marinara Sauce, processed,
**0.83****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of marinara sauce. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2 miles or 3.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Beans, dry,
**0.80 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry beans. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2 miles or 3.25 kilometers**, a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Milk, processed, refrigerated,
**0.79 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of milk. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2 miles or 3.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Cherries, sweet, fresh,
**0.78 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of sweet cherries. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.75 miles or 2.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Walnuts, conventional, dry,
**0.76 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry walnuts. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.75 miles or 2.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*Buy locally!*

*Buy locally!*

- Blueberries, organic, fresh,
**0.73 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of organic blueberries. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.75 miles or 2.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Dough, Pizza, processed,
**0.72 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of pizza dough. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.75 miles or 2.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Tofu, firm, refrigerated, processed,
**0.72kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of tofu. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.75 miles or 2.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Tofu, firm, organic, refrigerated, processed,
**0.72kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of organic tofu. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.75 miles or 2.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Soymilk, processed,
**0.69 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed soy milk. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.75 miles or 2.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Soymilk, organic, processed,
**0.68 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of organic soy milk. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.75 miles or 2.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Flour, All Purpose, processed,
**0.65 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of all-purpose flour. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.5 miles or 2.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*Go plant-based for the planet!*

- Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans),
**0.64 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of chickpeas. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.5 miles or 2.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Wine, processed,
**0.64 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of wine. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.5 miles or 2.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Lima Beans, baby, dry,
**0.63 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry lima beans. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.5 miles or 2.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Corn, dry,
**0.60****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry corn. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.5 miles or 2.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Cocoa Beans, dry
**0.57 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of cocoa beans. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.5 miles or 2.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Peanuts, fresh,
**0.57 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh peanuts. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.5 miles or 2.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Black-Eyed Peas (Cowpeas), dry,
**0.56 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry black eyed peas. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Flour, bread, processed,
**0.56 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed bread flour. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers**, a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*Know your food’s impact!*

*Know your food’s impact!*

- Flour, whole wheat, processed,
**0.56 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of whole wheat flour. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Soybeans, organic and non, dry,
**0.56 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of soybeans. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Wheat Bran, processed,
**0.56 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed wheat bran. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Wheat Germ, processed,
**0.56 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed wheat germ. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Barley, organic, winter, dry,
**0.55****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry barley. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Beans, organic, dry,
**0.53 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry organic beans. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Lentils, dry,
**0.53 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of lentils. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Mussels, farmed, frozen,
**0.53 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of mussels. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Flour, pastry, processed,
**0.53 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed pastry flour. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

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- Eggplant, American style, fresh,
**0.51 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of eggplant. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Prunes, French variety, fresh,
**0.50 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of prunes. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Oat Bran, processed,
**0.49 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed oat bran. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Oatmeal, rolled oat flakes, processed,
**0.49 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of oatmeal. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Rice Bran, dry,
**0**.**46****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry rice bran. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Pomegranates, fresh,
**0.45 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh pomegranates. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Dates, Deglet Noor, Grade B ‘US Choice’, fresh,
**0.44 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dates. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1 mile or 1.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*Know your food’s impact!*

*Know your food’s impact!*

- Green Beans, fresh,
**0.44 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh green beans. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1 mile or 1.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Palm Oil, processed,
**0.44 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of palm oil. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1 mile or 1.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Wine white-medium, processed,
**0.44 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of white wine. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1 mile or 1.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Wine white-premium, processed,
**0.44 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of white wine. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1 mile or 1.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Wine red-new, processed,
**0.43 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of red wine. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1 mile or 1.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Wine red-premium, processed,
**0.43 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of red wine. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1 mile or 1.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Corn, organic, dry,
**0.43****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry organic corn. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1 mile or 1.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*Some items may be sponsored.*

- Rye, organic, dry,
**0.43****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry organic rye. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1 mile or 1.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Sweet Potatoes, fresh,
**0.43 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh sweet potatoes. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1 mile or 1.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Beer, processed,
**0.38 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed beer. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1 mile or 1.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Broccoli, fresh,
**0.36****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh broccoli. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Squash, Summer, fresh,
**0.36 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of summer squash. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*Know your food’s impact!*

*Know your food’s impact!*

- Corn, sweet, dry,
**0.35****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry sweet corn. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Pears, Green Bartlett, fresh,
**0.34 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh pears. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Potatoes, fresh,
**0.34 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh potatoes. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Spinach, fresh,
**0.34 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh spinach. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Corn Syrup, processed,
**0.33 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed corn syrup. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*Some items may be sponsored.*

- Tomatoes, organic, fresh,
**0.33 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh organic tomatoes. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Squash, Winter, fresh,
**0.31 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of winter squash. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Oats, dry,
**0.31****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry oats. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Cauliflower, fresh,
**0.31****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh cauliflower. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Barley, malting, dry,
**0.30****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry barley. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Onions, fresh,
**0.29****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh onions. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*Know your food’s impact!*

*Know your food’s impact!*

- Peas, spring, fresh,
**0.29****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh peas. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Blackberries, fresh,
**0.28 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh blackberries. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Olives, Arbequena, fresh,
**0.28 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh olives. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Sorghum, dry,
**0.28****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry sorghum. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Bananas, fresh,
**0.27 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh bananas. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Lettuce, leaf, organic, fresh,
**0.27****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of organic fresh lettuce. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Onions, red, fresh,
**0.27****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh red onions. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Raspberries, fresh,
**0.27 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh raspberries. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*Some items may be sponsored.*

- Strawberries, fresh,
**0.27 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh strawberries. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.75 miles or 1.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Artichokes, fresh,
**0.26 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh artichokes. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.8 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Bell Peppers, fresh,
**0.26****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh bell peppers, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*Know your food’s impact!*

*Know your food’s impact!*

- Brussels Sprouts, fresh,
**0.26 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh Brussels sprouts, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Cottage Cheese, refrigerated,
**0.26 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of cottage cheese, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Wheat, Spring, dry,
**0.26****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry spring wheat, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Corn Oil, processed,
**0.25 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed corn oil, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Okra, fresh,
**0.25****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh okra, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Rye, dry,
**0.25****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry rye, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*Some items may be sponsored.*

- Cherries, fresh,
**0.24 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh cherries, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Apples, fresh,
**0.23 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh apples, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Apricots, fresh,
**0.23 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh apricots, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Strawberries, organic, fresh,
**0.23 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of organic strawberries, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Tomatoes, fresh,
**0.23 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh tomatoes, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Nectarines, fresh,
**0.22 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh nectarines, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Sale, processed,
**0.22kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed sale, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Sour Cream, refrigerated,
**0.22 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of sour cream, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Peaches, fresh,
**0.22 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh peaches, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Plums, fresh,
**0.22 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh plums, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*Know your food’s impact!*

*Know your food’s impact!*

- Pomelo, specialty, fresh,
**0.22 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of pomelos, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Wheat, Winter, dry,
**0.22****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dry winter wheat, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Mandarin Oranges, Satsuma, fresh,
**0.21****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh mandarins, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Boysenberries, fresh,
**0.20 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh boysenberries, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Cilantro, fresh,
**0.20****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh cilantro, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*You may also be interested in water footprints of food.*

*You may also be interested in water footprints of food.*

- Cocoa Powder, processed,
**0.20 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of processed cocoa powder, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Apples, organic,
**0.19 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of organic apples, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Lettuce, Iceberg, fresh,
**0.19****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh, iceberg lettuce, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Olives, Manzanillo, fresh,
**0.19 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh olives, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Dates, Deglet Noor, Grade C ‘US Choice’, fresh,
**0.18 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of dates, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Blood Oranges, fresh,
**0.17 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh blood oranges, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*Know your food’s impact!*

*Know your food’s impact!*

- Radishes, Daikon, fresh,
**0.16 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh radishes, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Guava, Tropical Pink, fresh,
**0.15****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh guava, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Parsley, fresh,
**0.15****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh parsley, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Cream, whipped, fluid, refrigerated,
**0.14 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of whipped cream, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Cantaloupe, fresh,
**0.14 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh cantaloupe, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Cucumbers, fresh,
**0.14 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh cucumbers, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Melons, fresh,
**0.14 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh melons, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Honeydew Melon, fresh,
**0.14 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh honeydew melon, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Watermelon, fresh,
**0.14 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh watermelon, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Pears, specialty, fresh,
**0.14 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of specialty fresh pears, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*Some items may be sponsored.*

- Pumpkins, fresh,
**0.14 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh pumpkins, a car driving equivalent of**0.5 miles or 0.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Lettuce, crisp head, fresh,
**0.13****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of crisp head, fresh lettuce, a car driving equivalent of**0.25 miles or 0.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Oranges, Naval or Valencias, fresh,
**0.13 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh oranges, a car driving equivalent of**0.25 miles or 0.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Bitter Melon, fresh,
**0.12****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh bitter melon, a car driving equivalent of**0.25 miles or 0.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Cabbage, fresh,
**0.12****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh cabbage, a car driving equivalent of**0.25 miles or 0.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Celery, fresh,
**0.12****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh celery, a car driving equivalent of**0.25 miles or 0.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Carrots, fresh,
**0.11****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of carrots, a car driving equivalent of**0.25 miles or 0.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Chinese Cabbage, fresh,
**0.09****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of Chinese cabbage, a car driving equivalent of**0.25 miles or 0.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Eggplant, Asian style, fresh,
**0.09 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of eggplant, a car driving equivalent of**0.25 miles or 0.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*Know your food’s impact!*

- Lemons, Lisbon variety, fresh,
**0.09****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh lemons, a car driving equivalent of**0.25 miles or 0.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Lettuce, loose-leaf, fresh,
**0.08 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of looseleaf, fresh lettuce, a car driving equivalent of**0.25 miles or 0.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Pineapple, fresh,
**0.08 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh pineapple, a car driving equivalent of**0.25 miles or 0.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Onions, fresh,
**0.08 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of onions, a car driving equivalent of**0.25 miles or 0.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Mangos, organic, fresh,
**0.07****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of mangos, a car driving equivalent of**0.25 miles or 0.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Lemongrass, fresh,
**0.07****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh lemongrass, a car driving equivalent of**0.25 miles or 0.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Tomatoes, cherry, fresh,
**0.07 kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of cherry tomatoes, a car driving equivalent of**0.25 miles or 0.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Beets, Sugar beets, fresh,
**0.05****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of beets, a car driving equivalent of**0.25 miles or 0.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Sugarcane, fresh,
**0.04****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fresh sugarcane, a car driving equivalent of**0.25 miles or 0.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Mushrooms, Portabella or button, fresh,
**0.00****kg**CO2e to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of mushrooms, a car driving equivalent of**0 miles or 0 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

*Includes production emissions and short-transit estimates only. Excludes long-distance truck transport or customer waste.*

**Carbon Footprints Of Food**

**UK Market Data** | Highest to Lowest | Per 1 Kilogram OR 2.2 Pounds

- Beef (Bovine Meat),
**68.8 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of beef, a car driving equivalent of**158 miles or 254 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Mutton and Goat Meat,
**64.2 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of mutton and goat meat, a car driving equivalent of**147.5 miles or 237 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Animal Fats,
**40.1 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of animal fats, a car driving equivalent of**92.5 miles or 149 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Meat,
**35.9 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of most meat, a car driving equivalent of**82.5 miles or 133 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Offals (internal organs, entrails),
**35.9 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of offals, a car driving equivalent of**82.5 miles or 133 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint.

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- Meat, Other,
**35.7 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of other meat, a car driving equivalent of**82.5 miles or 133 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Animal Fats, Raw,
**35.6****kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of raw animal fats, a car driving equivalent of**82.5 miles or 133 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Coffee,
**10.1 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of coffee, a car driving equivalent of**23.35 miles or 37.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Pig Meat,
**7.9 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of pig meat, a car driving equivalent of**18.25 miles or 29.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint. - Poultry Meat (Chicken, Turkey, etc.),
**5.4 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of poultry meat, a car driving equivalent of**12.5 miles or 20 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Cephalopods (Squid, Octopus, etc.),
**5.4 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of cephalopod seafood, a car driving equivalent of**12.5 miles or 20 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint

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- Crustaceans (Crab, Lobster, Shrimp, etc.),
**5.4 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of crustacean seafood, a car driving equivalent of**12.5 miles or 20 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Demersal Fish,
**5.4 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of demersal fish seafood, a car driving equivalent of**12.5 miles or 20 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Fish, Seafood,
**5.4 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of seafood fish, a car driving equivalent of**12.5 miles or 20 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Freshwater Fish,
**5.4 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of freshwater fish, a car driving equivalent of**12.5 miles or 20 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Marine Fish, Other,
**5.4****kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of other marine fish, a car driving equivalent of**12.5 miles or 20 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Pelagic Fish,
**5.4 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of pelagic fish, a car driving equivalent of**12.5 miles or 20 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Eggs,
**4.9 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of eggs, a car driving equivalent of**11.25 miles or 18 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint

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- Olive Oil,
**4.5****kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of olive oil, a car driving equivalent of**10.25 miles or 16.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Olives,
**4.5****kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of olives, a car driving equivalent of**10.25 miles or 16.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Sesame Seeds,
**4.2 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of sesame seeds, a car driving equivalent of**9.75 miles or 15.75 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Sesame Oil,
**4.2 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of sesame seed oil, a car driving equivalent of**9.75 miles or 15.75 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Rice (Milled Equivalent),
**3.9****kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of rice, a car driving equivalent of**9 miles or 14.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Barley,
**3.8 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of barley, a car driving equivalent of**9 miles or 14.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Beer,
**3.8 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of beer, a car driving equivalent of**9 miles or 14.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Pulses and Legumes (includes alfalfa, clover, lupins, mesquite, carob, tamarind)
**3.5****kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of pulses and legumes, a car driving equivalent of**8.75 miles or 14 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint

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- Beverages, Alcoholic,
**3.5-3.3 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of alcoholic beverages, a car driving equivalent of**8.75 miles or 14 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Cocoa Beans,
**3.4 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of cocoa beans, a car driving equivalent of**7.75 miles or 12.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Palm Oil,
**3.3 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of palm oil, a car driving equivalent of**7.75 miles or 12.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Pulses,
**3.3 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of pulses, a car driving equivalent of**7.75 miles or 12.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Sunflower Seed Oil,
**3.3 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of sunflower seed oil, a car driving equivalent of**7.75 miles or 12.5 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Pimento,
**3.2 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of pimento, a car driving equivalent of**7.5 miles or 12 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Vegetable Oils,
**3.2 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of vegetable oil, a car driving equivalent of**7.5 miles or 12 kilometers,**a relatively**high**carbon footprint - Rape Oil and Mustard Oil,
**2.9****kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of rapeseed oil or mustard oil, a car driving equivalent of**6.75 miles or 11 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint

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- Rape and Mustard Seed,
**2.9 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of rapeseeds and mustard seeds, a car driving equivalent of**6.75 miles or 11 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint - Pepper,
**2.5 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of pepper, a car driving equivalent of**5.75 miles or 9.25 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint - Beverages, Fermented,
**2.4 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fermented beverages, a car driving equivalent of**5.75 miles or 9.25 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint - Cream,
**2.4 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of cream, a car driving equivalent of**5.75 miles or 9.25 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint - Oil Crops Oil, Other,
**2.4-2.3kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of other oil crops, a car driving equivalent of**5.75 miles or 9.25 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint

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- Coconut Oil,
**2.1 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of coconut oil, a car driving equivalent of**5 miles or 8 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint - Coconuts,
**2.1 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of coconuts, a car driving equivalent of**5 miles or 8 kilometers,**a relatively**moderate**carbon footprint - Soybeans,
**2.0 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of soybeans, a car driving equivalent of**5 miles or 8 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint - Tree Nuts (Cashews, Walnuts, etc.)
**2.0****kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of tree nuts, a car driving equivalent of**5 miles or 8 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint - Pineapple,
**1.9 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of pineapple, a car driving equivalent of**4.5 miles or 7.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint - Tea,
**1.9****kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of tea, a car driving equivalent of**4.5 miles or 7.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint

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- Milk – Excluding Butter,
**1.8 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of milk, a car driving equivalent of**4.25 miles or 6.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint - Butter, Ghee,
**1.8 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of butter or ghee. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4.25 miles or 6.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Cereals – Excluding Beer,
**1.8 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of cereals. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4.25 miles or 6.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Oil Crops,
**1.8****kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of oil crops. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4.25 miles or 6.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Soybean Oil,
**1.8 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of soybean oil. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**4.25 miles or 6.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Plantains,
**1.6 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of plantains. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**3.75 miles or 6 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Spices,
**1.6 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of spices. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**3.75 miles or 6 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Vegetables,
**1.6 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of vegetables. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**3.75 miles or 6 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

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- Tomatoes,
**1.5 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of tomatoes. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**3.5 miles or 5.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Groundnuts (Shelled),
**1.4 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of shelled groundnuts. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**3.25 miles or 5.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Bananas,
**1.4 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of bananas. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**3.25 miles or 5.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Peas,
**1.2 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of peas. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.75 miles or 4.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Dates,
**1.1 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of**2.75 miles or 4.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

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- Honey,
**1.0 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of**2.5 miles or 4 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Oats,
**1.0 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of oats. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.5 miles or 4 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Rye,
**1.0 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of rye. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.5 miles or 4 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Wheat,
**1.0 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of wheat. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.5 miles or 4 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Wine,
**1.0 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of wine. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2.5 miles or 4 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Fruits, Excluding Wine,
**0.9 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of fruits. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2 miles or 3.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Groundnut Oil,
**0.9 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of groundnut oil. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2 miles or 3.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Beans,
**0.8 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of beans. In other words, a relatively**low**carbon footprint, a car driving equivalent of**2 miles or 3.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

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- Grapefruit,
**0.8 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of grapefruit. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2 miles or 3.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Grapes,
**0.8 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of grapes. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**2 miles or 3.25 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Apples,
**0.7 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of apples. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.75 miles or 2.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Citrus, Other,
**0.7 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of citrus. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.75 miles or 2.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Maize,
**0.7****kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of maize. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.75 miles or 2.75 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Lemons,
**0.6****kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of lemons. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.5 miles or 2.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Limes,
**0.6****kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of limes. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.5 miles or 2.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Oranges, Mandarins,
**0.6 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of oranges or mandarins. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.5 miles or 2.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

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- Onions,
**0.5****kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of onions. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1.25 miles or 2 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Maize Germ Oil,
**0.4****kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of maize germ oil. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1 miles or 1.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Potatoes,
**0.4 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of potatoes. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1 miles or 1.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Starchy Roots (Parsnips, Turnips, Jicama, etc.)
**0.4 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of starchy roots. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**1 miles or 1.5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Sugar and Sweeteners,
**0.1 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of sugar and sweeteners. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**.25 miles or .5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Sugar (Raw Equivalent),
**0.1 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of raw sugar. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**.25 miles or .5 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Aquatic Plants,
**0.0 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of aquatic plants. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**.0 miles or .0 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint. - Mollusks,
**0.0 kg CO2e**to produce 1 kilogram or 2.2 pounds of mollusks. In other words, a car driving equivalent of**.0 miles or .0 kilometers,**a relatively**low**carbon footprint.

### *weighted for production in the UK, imports from the EU, and imports from outside the EU

**Carbon Footprints Of Foods **

### Various specified portion sizes

- 1 Apple grown from your own garden,
**0 kg**CO2e. - 1 Local / Seasonal Apple,
**0.01 kg**CO2e. - Apple,
**0.08 kg**CO2e, average, 1 apple. - Average, Apple,
**0.55 kg**CO2e, 1 kg portion. - Apple,
**0.15 kg**CO2e, shipped, cold stored, inefficiently produced, 1 apple. - Local / Seasonal Asparagus, bunch,
**0.125 kg**CO2e, 250g sized pack. - Asparagus, bunch,
**1.9 kg**CO2e, air frighted from Peru to New York in January, 250g sized pack. - Asparagus, bunch,
**3.5 kg**CO2e, air frighted from Peru to the UK in January, 250g sized pack - Banana,
**0.08 kg**CO2e, imported from the other side of the world, 1 banana - Banana
**0.48 kg**CO2e, imported from the other side of the world, 1 kg portion - Beef,
**17 kg**CO2e, 1 kg portion - Black Tea, mug,
**0.023 kg**CO2e, boiling only what you need - Black Tea with milk, mug,
**0.055**kg CO2e, boiling only what you need - Burger, veggie,
**1 kg**CO2e - Burger,
**2.5 kg**CO2e, cheese burger, sized 4 oz. - Cappuccino, large,
**0.236 kg**CO2e

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- Locally grown, Carrots,
**0.25 kg**CO2e, in season, 1 kg portion - Carrots,
**0.3 kg**CO2e, average, 1 kg portion - Carrots,
**1 kg**CO2e, shipped baby carrots, 1 kg portion - Cheese, hard,
**12 kg**CO2e, 1 kg portion - Cheese, average,
**13 kg**CO2e, 1 kg portion - Fish, Cod,
**2.8 kg**CO2e, frozen fillet at the factory gate, 1 kg portion - Cod (fish),
**3.2 kg**CO2e, frozen at the checkout, 1 kg portion - Coffee, mug,
**0.023 kg**CO2e, boiling only what you need - Coffee with milk, mug
**0.055 kg**CO2e, boiling only what you need - Eggs, carton,
**3.6 kg**CO2e, dozen eggs - Fish, general,
**2.6 kg**CO2e, freshly landed, 1 kg portion - Fish, general,
**6.5 kg**CO2e, frozen, filleted, 1 kg portion - Herring (fish),
**1.3 kg**CO2e, fresh fillet at the factory gate, 1 kg portion - Lamb, leg,
**38 kg**CO2e, at the checkout, 2 kg portion - Latte, large,
**0.343 kg**CO2e - Oats and water only, Porridge, bowl,
**0.082 kg**CO2e - Porridge, bowl,
**0.3 kg**CO2e, half milk - Porridge, bowl,
**0.55 kg**CO2e, milky and sweet - Rice, bag,
**2.5 kg**CO2e, efficiently produced, 1 kg sized bag - Rice, bag,
**4 kg**CO2e, average, 1 kg sized bag

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- Rice, bag,
**6.1 kg**CO2e, inefficient production, excessive use of nitrogen fertilizer, 1 kg sized bag - Mackerel (fish),
**0.5 kg**CO2e, fresh fillet at the factory gate, 1 kg portion - Milk,
**1.3 kg**CO2e, per liter or quart - Orange,
**0 kg**CO2e, grown from your own garden, 1 orange - Orange,
**0.5 kg**CO2e, shipped 2,000 miles by boat and 500 miles by truck, 1 kg portion - Shellfish,
**2.6 kg**CO2e, unprocessed, freshly landed, 1 kg portion - Shrimp,
**10.1 kg**CO2e, peeled and frozen, at the factory gate, 1 kg portion - Steak,
**2 kg**CO2e, raw beefsteak, 4oz. serving - Strawberries,
**0.6 kg**CO2e, grown in season in your own country, 1 kg portion - Strawberries,
**1.8 kg**CO2e, grown out of season and flown in or grown locally in a hothouse, 1 kg portion - Organic, loose, Tomatoes,
**0.4 kg**CO2e, traditional variety, grown locally in July, 1 kg bunch - Tomatoes,
**9.1 kg**CO2e, average, 1 kg bunch - Tomatoes,
**50 kg**CO2e, out-of-season, artificial heat, organic, ‘specialist varieties, i.e., cherries tomatoes’, 1 kg bunch - Trout,
**5 kg**CO2e, canned, 1 kg portion - Trout,
**6.9 kg**CO2e, fresh from the store or frozen, 1 kg portion - Water, bottled,
**0.160 kg**CO2e, 500mL / 16oz. sized bottle, average distribution distance - Water, tap,
**0.06 kg**CO2e per cup - Wine, bottle,
**0.4 kg**CO2e from a carton, with few road miles - Wine, bottle,
**1.04 kg**CO2e average

**This post was all about providing a carbon footprints of food list. **

#### Sources:

Environmental Working Group’s Meat Eater’s Guide

EPA’s Guide to Passenger Vehicle Emissions

Eaternity

European Commission DG Environment Product Carbon Footprinting – a study on methodologies and initiatives Final report

Klimatarier

CodeCheck

Open Food Facts

Quandes Food

ifeu – Institut für Energie- und Umweltforschung Heidelberg, Ökologische Fußabdrücke von Lebensmitteln und Gerichten in Deutschland Guido Reinhardt, Sven Gärtner, Tobias Wagner

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