**Water Footprints of Food List. ****To live more sustainably, eliminate or reduce foods from your diet that have a high water footprint. **

# Water Footprint Of Food

### Global Averages, Highest to Lowest, Per 1 KG Or 2.2 Pounds

- Bovine Meat (Beef), it takes
**15,415****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of bovine meat. In other words**1,847****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of bovine meat, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Nuts, it takes
**9,063****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of nuts. In other words**1,086****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of nuts, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Sheep Meat, it takes
**8,763****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sheep meat. In other words**1,050****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of sheep meat, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Goat Meat, it takes
**8,763****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of goat meat. In other words**1,050****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of goat meat, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Pig Meat, it takes
**5,988****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of pig meat. In other words**717****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of pig meat, a relatively**high**water footprint.

*Products derived from animals (meat, poultry, dairy, etc.) contribute to more than 1/4 of the water footprint of humanity!*

- Butter, it takes
**5,553 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of butter. In other words,**665 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of butter, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Chicken Meat, it takes
**4,325 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of chicken meat. In other words,**518 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of chicken meat, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Pulses, it takes
**4,055****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of pulses. In other words,**486****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of pulses, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Eggs, it takes
**3,265****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of eggs. In other words,**391****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of eggs, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Oil Crops, it takes
**2,364****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of oil crops. In other words,**283****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of oil crops, a relatively**moderate**water footprint.

*The water footprint of an animal product is larger than a crop product with equivalent nutritional value.*

*The water footprint of an animal product is larger than a crop product with equivalent nutritional value.*

- Cereals, it takes
**1,644****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cereals. In other words,**197****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cereals, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Milk, it takes
**1,020****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of milk. In other words,**122****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of milk, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Fruits, it takes
**967****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of fruits. In other words,**116****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of fruits, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Starchy Roots, it takes
**387****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of starchy roots. In other words,**46****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of starchy roots, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Vegetables, it takes
**322****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of vegetables. In other words,**39****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of vegetables, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Sugar Crops, it takes
**197****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sugar crops. In other words,**24****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of sugar crops, a relatively**low**water footprint.

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# Water Footprint Of Food

### Highest to Lowest, Per 1 KG Or 2.2 Pounds

- Vanilla Beans, it takes
**126,505 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of vanilla beans.**15,159****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of vanilla beans, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Cloves, it takes
**61,205****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cloves.**7,334****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cloves, a relatively**high**water footprint - Horse Meat,
**51,779 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of horse. Also ass, mule or hinny meat, fresh, chilled or frozen.**6,205****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of horse. Also ass, mule or hinny meat, fresh, chilled or frozen, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Cardamom, it takes
**34,319****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cardamom.**4,112****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cardamom, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Nutmeg, it takes
**34,319****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of nutmeg.**4,112**gallons of water to produce 1 pound of nutmeg, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Castor Oil, it takes
**24,740****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of castor oil.**2,965****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of castor oil, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Sesame Oil, it takes
**21,793****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sesame oil.**2,611****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of sesame oil, a relatively**high**water footprint.

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- Coffee (roasted), it takes
**18,925****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of coffee. In other words,**2,268****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of coffee, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Chocolate, it takes
**17,196****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of chocolate. In other words,**2,061****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of chocolate, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Hop Extract, it takes
**16,259 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of hop extract. In other words,**1,948 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of hop extract, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Almonds (shelled or peeled), it takes
**16,095****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of shelled or peeled almonds. In other words,**1,929****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of shelled or peeled almonds, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Coco Powder, it takes
**15,636****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of coco powder. In other words,**1,874****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of coco powder, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Cinnamon, it takes
**15,526****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cinnamon. In other words,**1,860****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cinnamon, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Beef, it takes
**15,414****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of beef. In other words,**1,847****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of beef, a relatively**high**water footprint.

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

*You may also be interested in carbon footprints of food.*- Olive Oil (refined), it takes
**14,726****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of refined olive oil. In other words,**1,765****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of refined olive oil, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Olive Oil (virgin), it takes
**14,431****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of virgin olive oil. In other words,**1,729****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of virgin olive oil, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Cashews, it takes
**14,218****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cashews. In other words,**1,704****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cashews, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Pistachios, it takes
**11,363****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of pistachios. In other words,**1,362****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of pistachios, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Hazelnuts (shelled or peeled), it takes
**10,515 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of shelled or peeled hazelnuts.**1,260 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of shelled or peeled hazelnuts, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Sesame Seeds, it takes
**9,371 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sesame seeds. In other words,**1,123 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of sesame seeds, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Black Tea, it takes
**8,856 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of black tea. In other words,**1,061 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of black tea, a**high**water footprint.

*Eliminate or reduce foods from your diet that have high water footprint*s.

- Green Tea, it takes
**8,856 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of green tea. In other words,**1,061 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of green tea, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Goat Meat,
**it takes 8,763 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of goat meat. In other words,**1,050 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of goat meat, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Sheep Meat, it takes
**8,763 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sheep meat. In other words,**1,050 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of sheep meat, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Anise (seeds), it takes
**8,280 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of anise. In other words,**992 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of anise, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Coriander (seeds), it takes
**8,280 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of coriander. In other words,**992 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of coriander, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Fennel (seeds), it takes
**8,280 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of fennel seeds. In other words,**992 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of fennel seeds, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Almonds (with shell), it takes
**8,040 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of almonds with shell. In other words,**963 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of almonds with shell, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Spices, it takes
**7,048 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of spices. In other words,**845 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of spices, a**high**water footprint.

*The water footprint of an animal product is larger than a crop product with equivalent nutritional value.*

*The water footprint of an animal product is larger than a crop product with equivalent nutritional value.*

- Black-Eyed Peas (Cowpeas), it takes
**6,906 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of dried cowpeas. In other words,**828 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cowpeas, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Sunflower Oil (refined), it takes
**6,792 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of refined sunflower oil. In other words,**814 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of refined sunflower oil, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Bacon,
**6,238 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cured swine meats, such as bacon. In other words,**748 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cured swine meats, like bacon, a**high**water footprint. - Pork, it takes
**5,990 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of pork. In other words,**718 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of pork, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Lentils, it takes
**5,874 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of lentils. In other words,**704 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of lentils, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Ham, it takes
**5,677 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of hams, shoulders and cuts, swine bone in, fresh or chilled. In other words,**680 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of hams, shoulders + cuts, fresh or chilled, a**high**water footprint.

*Eliminate or reduce foods from your diet that have high water footprint*s.

- Carob, it takes
**5,594 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of carobs. In other words,**670 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of carobs, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Butter, it takes
**5,553 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of butter. In other words,**665 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of butter, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Lamb, it takes
**5,301 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of lamb carcasses and half carcasses, fresh or chilled. In other words,**635 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of lamb carcasses + half carcasses, fresh or chilled, a**high**water footprint. - Walnuts (shelled), it takes
**5,293 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of walnuts (shelled). In other words,**634 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of walnuts (shelled), a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Hazelnuts (with shell), it takes
**5,258 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of hazelnuts with shell. In other words,**630 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of hazelnuts with shell, a relatively**moderate**water footprint.

*In industrialized countries, moving toward a vegetarian diet can reduce the food-related water footprint of people by 36%.*

- Cheese, it takes
**5,060 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cheese.**606 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cheese, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Beans (dry), it takes
**5,053 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of dried beans.**606 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of dried beans, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Black Beans, it takes
**5,053 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of dried beans.**606 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of dried beans, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Fava Beans, it takes
**5,053 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of dried beans.**606 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of dried beans, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Kidney Beans, it takes
**5,053 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of dried beans.**606 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of dried beans, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Pinto Beans, it takes
**5,053 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of dried beans.**606 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of dried beans, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Palm Oil (refined), it takes
**4,971 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of refined palm oil.**596 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of refined palm oil, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Walnuts (with shell), it takes
**4,918 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of walnuts (with shell).**589 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of walnuts (with shell), a relatively**moderate**water footprint.

*The water footprint of an animal product is larger than a crop product with equivalent nutritional value.*

*The water footprint of an animal product is larger than a crop product with equivalent nutritional value.*

- Coconut Oil (refined), it takes
**4,490 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of coconut oil. In other words,**538 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of coconut oil, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Millet, it takes
**4,478 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of millet. In other words,**537 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of millet, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Milk Powder, it takes
**4,345 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of milk powder.**521 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of milk powder, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Chicken, it takes
**4,325 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of chicken.**518 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of chicken, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Duck,
**4,325 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of duck.**518 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of duck, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Goose,
**4,325 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of goose meat.**518 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of goose meat, a relatively**moderate**water footprint.

*Water footprints of any animal product are larger than crops with equivalent nutritional value.*

- Turkey, it takes
**4,325 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of turkey meat.**518 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of turkey meat, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Rapeseed Oil (refined), it takes
**4,301 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of rapeseed oil.**515 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of rapeseed oil, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Wheat Gluten, it takes
**4,189 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of wheat gluten.**501 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of wheat gluten, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans), it takes
**4,177 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of chickpeas.**501 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of chickpeas, a relatively**moderate**water footprint - Soy Milk, it takes
**3,763 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of soy milk.**451 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of soy milk, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Hempseed, it takes
**3,685 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of hempseed.**442 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of hempseed, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Sunflower Seeds, it takes
**3,366 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sunflower seeds.**403 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of sunflower seeds, a relatively**moderate**water footprint - Figs, it takes
**3,350 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of figs.**401****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of figs, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Sorghum, it takes
**3,048 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sorghum.**365 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of sorghum, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Eggs, it takes
**3,265****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of eggs.**391****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of eggs, a relatively**moderate**water footprint.

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- Buckwheat, it takes
**3,142 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of buckwheat.**377 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of buckwheat, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Olives, it takes
**3,015 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of olives.**361 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of olives, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Mustard Seeds, it takes
**2,809 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of mustard seeds.**337 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of mustard seeds, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Chestnuts, it takes
**2,750 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of chestnuts.**330 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of chestnuts, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Coconuts, it takes
**2,687 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of coconuts.**322 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of coconuts, a relatively**moderate**water footprint.

*In industrialized countries, moving toward a vegetarian diet can reduce the food-related water footprint of people by 36%.*

*In industrialized countries, moving toward a vegetarian diet can reduce the food-related water footprint of people by 36%.*- Rice Flour, it takes
**2,628 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of rice flour.**315 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of rice flour, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Oats (groats and meal), it takes
**2,536 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of oatmeal.**304 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of oatmeal, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Corn Oil, it takes
**2,575 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of corn oil.**309 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of corn oil, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Malt (roasted), it takes
**2,437 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of roasted malt.**281 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of roasted malt, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Oats (rolled or flaked grains), it takes
**2,416 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of rolled oats.**290 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of rolled oats, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Dates,
**2,277 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of dates.**273 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of dates, a relatively**moderate**water footprint.

*Eliminate or reduce foods from your diet that have high water footprint*s.

- Garlic Powder, it takes
**2,265 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of garlic powder.**271 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of garlic powder, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Poppy Seeds, it takes
**2,188 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of poppy seeds.**262 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of poppy seeds, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Plums, it takes
**2,180 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of plums.**261 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of plums, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Rice (husked, brown),
**2,172 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of husked, brown rice.**260 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of husked, brown rice, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Asparagus, it takes
**2,150 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of asparagus.**258 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of asparagus, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Soybeans, it takes
**2,145 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of soybeans.**257 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of soybeans, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Tempeh, it takes
**2,145 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of soybeans.**257 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of soybeans, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Tofu, it takes
**2,145 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of soybeans.**257 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of soybeans, a relatively**low**water footprint.

*In industrialized countries, moving toward a vegetarian diet can reduce the food-related water footprint of people by 36%.*

*In industrialized countries, moving toward a vegetarian diet can reduce the food-related water footprint of people by 36%.*

- Broad Beans, it takes
**2,018 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of broad beans.**242 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of broad beans, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Avocados, it takes
**1,981 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of avocados.**237 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of avocados, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Malt (not roasted), it takes
**1,950 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of malt.**234 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of malt, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Rye Flour, it takes
**1,930 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of rye flour.**231 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of rye flour, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Pasta (dry), it takes
**1,849 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of pasta.**222 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of pasta, a relatively**low**water footprint.

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- Wheat–Flour, it takes
**1,849 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of wheat flour.**222 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of wheat flour, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Wheat, it takes
**1,827 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of wheat.**219 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of wheat, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Mangos, it takes
**1,800 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of mangos.**216 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of mangos, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Guava, it takes
**1,800 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of guava.**216 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of guava, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Oats, it takes
**1,788 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of oats.**214 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of oats, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Sugar (raw), it takes
**1,666 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of raw sugar.**200 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of raw sugar, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Ginger, it takes
**1,657 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of ginger.**199 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of ginger, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Wheat Bread, it takes
**1,608 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of wheat bread.**193 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of wheat bread, a relatively**low**water footprint.

*Water footprints measure how much water is necessary to make our food.*

- Plantains, it takes
**1,602 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of plantains.**192 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of plantains, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Buttermilk, it takes
**1,599 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of buttermilk.**192 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of buttermilk, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Kefir, it takes
**1,599 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of kefir.**192 gallons of water**to produce 1 pound of kefir, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Rye, it takes
**1,544 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of rye.**185 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of rye, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Potato Starch, it takes
**1,512 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of potato starch.**181 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of potato starch, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Barley, it takes
**1,423 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of barley.**171 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of barley, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Cherries, it takes
**1,411 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sour cherries.**169 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cherries, a**low**water footprint, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Corn (hulled, pearled, sliced or kibbled), it takes
**1,314 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of hulled corn.**158 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of hulled corn, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Apricots, it takes
**1,287 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of apricots.**154 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of apricots, a relatively**low**water footprint.

*In industrialized countries, moving toward a vegetarian diet can reduce the food-related water footprint of people by 36%.*

*In industrialized countries, moving toward a vegetarian diet can reduce the food-related water footprint of people by 36%.*

- Pineapple Juice, it takes
**1,273 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of pineapple juice.**153 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of pineapple juice, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Corn Flour, it takes
**1,253 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of corn flour.**150 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of corn flour, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Corn, it takes
**1,222 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of corn.**146****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of corn, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Apple Juice (unfermented, not spirited), it takes
**1,141****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of apple juice.**137****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of apple juice, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Yogurt, it takes
**1,186 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of yogurt concentrated, unsweetened, unflavored.**142****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of yogurt concentrated, unsweetened, unflavored, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Milk, it takes
**1,020****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of milk.**122****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of milk, a**low**water footprint.

*Some items may be sponsored.*

- Orange Juice, it takes
**1,018****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of orange juice.**122****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of orange juice, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Blackberries, it takes
**962****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of blackberries.**115****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of blackberries, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Cantaloupe, it takes
**962****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cantaloupe.**115****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cantaloupe, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Pears, it takes
**922****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of pears.**111****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of pears, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Nectarines, it takes
**910****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of nectarines.**109****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of nectarines, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Peaches, it takes
**910****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of peaches.**109****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of peaches, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Tomato Paste, it takes
**855****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of tomato paste.**103****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of tomato paste, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Blueberries, it takes
**845****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of blueberries.**101****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of blueberries, a relatively**low**water footprint.

*Go green.*

- Apples, it takes
**822****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of apples.**99****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of apples, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Artichokes, it takes
**818****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of artichokes.**98****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of artichokes, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Bananas, it takes
**790****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of bananas.**95****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of bananas, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Clementines, it takes
**748****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of clementines.**90****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of clementines, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Mandarins, it takes
**748****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of mandarins.**90 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of mandarins, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Tangerines, it takes
**748****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of tangerines.**90****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of tangerines, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Whey, it takes
**647 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of whey, whether or not concentrated or sweetened.**78****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of whey, concentrated or sweetened, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Lemons, it takes
**642****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of lemons.**77****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of lemons, a**low**water footprint. - Limes, it takes
**642****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of limes.**77****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of limes, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Soy Sauce, it takes
**613****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of soy sauce.**74****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of soy sauce, a relatively**low**water footprint.

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- Grapes, it takes
**608****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of grapes.**73****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of grapes, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Taro Root, it takes
**606****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of taro root.**72****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of taro root, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Peas, it takes
**595****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of green peas.**71****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of green peas, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Garlic, it takes
**589****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of garlic.**71****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of garlic, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Okra, it takes
**576****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of okra.**69 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of okra, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Green Beans, it takes
**561****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of green beans.**67****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of green beans, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Oranges, it takes
**560****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of oranges.**67****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of oranges, a relatively**low**water footprint. - String Beans, it takes
**547****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of string beans.**66****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of string beans, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Ketchup, it takes
**534****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of tomato ketchup.**64****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of tomato ketchup, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Gooseberries, it takes
**526****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of gooseberries.**63****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of gooseberries, a relatively**low**water footprint.

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

- Kiwi, it takes
**514****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of kiwi.**62****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of kiwi, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Grapefruit, it takes
**506****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of grapefruit.**61****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of grapefruit, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Red Currants, it takes
**499****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of currants.**60 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of currants, a relatively**low**water footprint. - White Currants, it takes
**499****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of currants.**60 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of currants, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Papaya, it takes
**460****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of papaya.**55****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of papaya, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Raspberries, it takes
**413****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of raspberries.**50****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of raspberries, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Sweet Potatoes, it takes
**383****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sweet potatoes.**46****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of sweet potatoes, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Yams, it takes
**343****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of yams.**41****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of yams, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Acorn Squash, it takes
**336****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of acorn squash.**40****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of acorn squash, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Basil, it takes
**322****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of basil.**39****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of basil, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Bell Peppers, it takes
**379****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of bell peppers.**45****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of bell peppers, a relatively**low**water footprint.

*Fruits and veggies tend to have low water footprints.*

- Jalapeno Peppers, it takes
**379****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of jalapeno peppers.**45****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of jalapeno peppers, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Eggplant / Aubergines, it takes
**362****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of eggplant.**43****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of eggplant, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Cucumbers, it takes
**353****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cucumbers.**42****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cucumbers, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Gherkins, it takes
**353****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of gherkins.**42****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of gherkins, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Strawberries, it takes
**347****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of strawberries.**42****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of strawberries, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Butternut Squash, it takes
**336****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of butternut squash.**40 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of butternut squash, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Gourds, it takes
**336****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of gourds.**40****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of gourds, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Pumpkins, it takes
**336****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of pumpkins.**40****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of pumpkins, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Squash, it takes
**336****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of squash.**40****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of squash, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Yellow Squash, it takes
**336****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of yellow squash.**40****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of yellow squash, a relatively**low**water footprint.

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- Kale, it takes
**322****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of kale.**39****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of kale, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Zucchini, it takes
**336****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of zucchini.**40****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of zucchini, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Mushrooms, it takes
**322****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of mushrooms.**39****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of mushrooms, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Beer (made from malt), it takes
**298****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of malt beer.**36****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of malt beer, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Spinach, it takes
**292****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of spinach.**35****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of spinach, a relatively**low**water footprint.

*Go vegan!*

- Mint, it takes
**288****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of peppermint.**35****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of peppermint, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Peppermint, it takes
**288****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of peppermint.**35****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of peppermint, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Potatoes, it takes
**287****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of potatoes.**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of potatoes, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Broccoli, it takes
**285****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of broccoli.**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of broccoli, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Brussels Sprouts, it takes
**285****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of Brussels sprouts.**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of Brussels sprouts, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Cauliflower, it takes
**285****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cauliflower. In other words,**35****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cauliflower, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Romanesco Broccoli, it takes
**285****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of broccoli. In other words,**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of broccoli, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Bok Choy, it takes
**280****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cabbages and other brassicas. In other words,**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cabbages and other brassicas, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Cabbage, it takes
**280****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cabbage. In other words,**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cabbage, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Red Cabbage, it takes
**280****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cabbage. In other words,**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cabbage, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Sauerkraut, it takes
**280****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cabbage. In other words,**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cabbage, a relatively**low**water footprint.

*Eat more sustainably. *

- Savoy Cabbage, it takes
**280****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cabbage. In other words,**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cabbage, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Cranberries, it takes
**276****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cranberries. In other words,**33****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cranberries, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Green Onions, it takes
**272****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of green onions. In other words,**33****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of green onions, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Onions, it takes
**272****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of onions. In other words,**33****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of onions, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Shallots, it takes
**272****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of shallots. In other words,**33****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of shallots, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Pineapple, it takes
**255****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of pineapple. In other words,**31****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of pineapple, a relatively**low**water footprint.

*Some items may be sponsored.*

- Lettuce, it takes
**237****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of lettuce. In other words,**28****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of lettuce, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Watermelon, it takes
**235****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of watermelon. In other words,**28****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of watermelon, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Tomatoes, it takes
**214****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of tomatoes. In other words,**26****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of tomatoes, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Sugar Cane, it takes
**210****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sugar cane. In other words,**25****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of sugar cane, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Turnips, it takes
**195****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of turnips. In other words,**23****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of turnips, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Carrots, it takes
**195****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of carrots. In other words,**23****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of carrots, a relatively**low**water footprint.

**Water Footprint Of Food**

### Alphabetical Order, Per 1 KG Or 2.2 Pounds

### A

- Acorn Squash, it takes
**336****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of acorn squash. In other words,**40****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of acorn squash, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Almonds (shelled or peeled), it takes
**16,095****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of shelled or peeled almonds. In other words,**1,929****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of shelled or peeled almonds, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Almonds (with shell), it takes
**8,040 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of almonds with shell. In other words,**963 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of almonds with shell, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Anise (seeds), it takes
**8,280 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of anise. In other words,**992 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of anise, a relatively**high**water footprint.

*Eat more sustainably. *

*Eat more sustainably.*

- Apples, it takes
**822****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of apples. In other words,**99****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of apples, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Apple Juice (unfermented, not spirited), it takes
**1,141****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of apple juice. In other words,**137****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of apple juice, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Apricots, it takes
**1,287 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of apricots. In other words,**154 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of apricots, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Artichokes, it takes
**818****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of artichokes. In other words,**98****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of artichokes, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Asparagus, it takes
**2,150 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of asparagus. In other words,**258 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of asparagus, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Avocados, it takes
**1,981 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of avocados. In other words,**237 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of avocados, a relatively**low**water footprint.

### B

- Baby Back Ribs, it takes
**5,990 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of pork. In other words,**718 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of pork, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Bacon,
**6,238 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cured swine meats, like bacon. In other words,**748 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cured swine meats, like bacon, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Bananas, it takes
**790****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of bananas. In other words,**95****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of bananas, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Barley, it takes
**1,423 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of barley. In other words,**171 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of barley, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Basil, it takes
**322****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of basil.**In other words, 39****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of basil, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Beans (dry), it takes
**5,053 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of dried beans. In other words,**606 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of dried beans, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Beef, it takes
**15,414****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of beef. In other words,**1,847****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of beef, a relatively**high**water footprint.

*Food sustainability is measured by water footprints, carbon footprints and other agricultural factors.*

- Beer (made from malt), it takes
**298****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of malt beer. In other words,**36****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of malt beer, a relatively**low**water footprint - Bell Peppers, it takes
**379****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of bell peppers. In other words,**45****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of bell peppers, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Black Beans, it takes
**5,053 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of dried beans. In other words,**606 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of dried beans, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Black Tea, it takes
**8,856 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of black tea. In other words,**1,061 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of black tea, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Black-Eyed Peas (Cowpeas), it takes
**6,906 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of dried cowpeas. In other words,**828 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cowpeas, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Blackberries, it takes
**962****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of blackberries. In other words,**115****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of blackberries, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Blueberries, it takes
**845****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of blueberries. In other words,**101****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of blueberries, a relatively**low**water footprint.

*Eat more sustainably. *

*Eat more sustainably.*

- Bok Choy, it takes
**280****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cabbages and other brassicas. In other words,**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cabbages and other brassicas, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Broad Beans, it takes
**2,018 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of broad beans. In other words,**242 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of broad beans, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Broccoli, it takes
**285****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of broccoli. In other words,**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of broccoli, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Brussels Sprouts, it takes
**285****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of Brussels sprouts. In other words,**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of Brussels sprouts, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Buckwheat, it takes
**3,142 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of buckwheat. In other words,**377 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of buckwheat, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Butter, it takes
**5,553 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of butter. In other words,**665 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of butter, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Buttermilk, it takes
**1,599 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of buttermilk. In other words,**192 gallons of water**to produce 1 pound of buttermilk, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Butternut Squash, it takes
**336****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of butternut squash. In other words,**40 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of butternut squash, a relatively**low**water footprint.

### C

- Cabbage, it takes
**280****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cabbage. In other words,**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cabbage, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Cantaloupe, it takes
**962****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cantaloupe. In other words,**115****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cantaloupe, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Cardamom, it takes
**34,319****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cardamom. In other words,**4,112****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cardamom, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Carob, it takes
**5,594 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of carobs. In other words,**670 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of carobs, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Carrots, it takes
**195****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of carrots. In other words,**23****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of carrots, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Cashews, it takes
**14,218****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cashews. In other words,**1,704****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cashews, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Castor Oil, it takes
**24,740****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of castor oil. In other words,**2,965****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of castor oil, a relatively**high**water footprint.

*Some items may be sponsored.*

- Cauliflower, it takes
**285****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cauliflower. In other words,**35****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cauliflower, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Cheese, it takes
**5,060 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cheese. In other words,**606 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cheese, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Cherries, it takes
**1,411 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sour cherries. In other words,**169 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cherries, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Chestnuts, it takes
**2,750 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of chestnuts. In other words,**330 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of chestnuts, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Chicken Meat, it takes
**4,325 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of chicken meat. In other words,**518 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of chicken meat, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans), it takes
**4,177 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of chickpeas. In other words,**501 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of chickpeas, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Chocolate, it takes
**17,196****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of chocolate. In other words,**2,061****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of chocolate, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Cinnamon, it takes
**15,526****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cinnamon. In other words,**1,860****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cinnamon, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Clementines, it takes
**748****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of clementines. In other words,**90****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of clementines, a relatively**low**water footprint.

*Products derived from animals (meat, poultry, dairy, etc.) contribute to more than 1/4 of the water footprint of humanity!*

*Products derived from animals (meat, poultry, dairy, etc.) contribute to more than 1/4 of the water footprint of humanity!*

- Cloves, it takes
**61,205****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cloves. In other words,**7,334****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cloves, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Coffee (roasted), it takes
**18,925****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of coffee. In other words,**2,268****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of coffee, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Coconuts, it takes
**2,687 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of coconuts. In other words,**322 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of coconuts, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Coconut Oil (refined), it takes
**4,490 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of coconut oil. In other words,**538 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of coconut oil, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Coco Powder, it takes
**15,636****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of coco powder. In other words,**1,874****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of coco powder, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Coriander (seeds), it takes
**8,280 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of coriander. In other words,**992 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of coriander, a relatively**high**water footprint.

*Eat more sustainably. *

*Eat more sustainably.*

- Corn, it takes
**1,222 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of corn. In other words,**146****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of corn, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Corn-hulled, pearled, sliced or kibbled, it takes
**1,314 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of hulled corn. In other words,**158 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of hulled corn, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Corn-Flour, it takes
**1,253 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of corn flour. In other words,**150 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of corn flour, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Corn–Oil, it takes
**2,575 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of corn oil. In other words,**309 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of corn oil, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Cranberries, it takes
**276****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cranberries. In other words,**33****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cranberries, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Cucumbers, it takes
**353****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cucumbers. In other words,**42****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cucumbers, a relatively**low**water footprint.

### D

- Dates,
**2,277 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of dates. In other words,**273 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of dates, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Duck,
**4,325 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of duck. In other words,**518 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of duck, a relatively**moderate**water footprint.

### E

- Eggplant / Aubergine, it takes
**362****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of eggplant or aubergine. In other words,**43****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of eggplant or aubergine, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Eggs, it takes
**3,265****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of eggs. In other words,**391****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of eggs, a relatively**moderate**water footprint.

### F

- Fava Beans, it takes
**5,053 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of dried beans. In other words,**606 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of dried beans, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Fennel (seeds), it takes
**8,280 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of fennel seeds. In other words,**992 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of fennel seeds, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Figs, it takes
**3,350 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of figs. In other words,**401****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of figs, a relatively**moderate**water footprint.

### G

- Garlic, it takes
**589****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of garlic. In other words,**71****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of garlic, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Garlic Powder, it takes
**2,265 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of garlic powder. In other words,**271 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of garlic powder, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Gherkins, it takes
**353****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of gherkins. In other words,**42****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of gherkins, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Ginger, it takes
**1,657 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of ginger. In other words,**199 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of ginger, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Goat Meat, it takes
**8,763****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of goat meat. In other words,**1,050****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of goat meat, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Goose, it takes
**4,325 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of goose meat. In other words,**518 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of goose meat, a relatively**moderate**water footprint.

*Go plant-based!*

*Go plant-based!*

- Gooseberries, it takes
**526****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of gooseberries. In other words,**63****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of gooseberries, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Gourds, it takes
**336****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of gourds. In other words,**40****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of gourds, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Grapefruit, it takes
**506****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of grapefruit. In other words,**61****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of grapefruit, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Grapes, it takes
**608****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of grapes. In other words,**73****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of grapes, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Beans, Green, it takes
**561****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of green beans. In other words,**67****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of green beans, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Onions, Green, it takes
**272****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of green onions. In other words,**33****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of green onions, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Tea, Green, it takes
**8,856 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of green tea. In other words,**1,061 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of green tea, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Guava, it takes
**1,800 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of guava. In other words,**216 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of guava, a relatively**low**water footprint.

### H

- Ham, it takes
**5,677 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of hams, shoulders + cuts, swine bone in, fresh or chilled. In other words,**680 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of hams, shoulders + cuts, fresh or chilled, a**high**water footprint. - Hazelnuts (shelled or peeled), it takes
**10,515 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of shelled or peeled hazelnuts. In other words,**1,260 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of shelled or peeled hazelnuts, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Hazelnuts (with shell), it takes
**5,258 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of hazelnuts with shell. In other words,**630 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of hazelnuts with shell, a relatively**moderate**water footprint - Hempseed, it takes
**3,685 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of hempseed. In other words,**442 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of hempseed, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Hop Extract, it takes
**16,259 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of hop extract. In other words,**1,948 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of hop extract, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Horse Meat, it takes
**51,779 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of horse, ass, mule or hinny meat, fresh, chilled or frozen. In other words,**6,205****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of horse, ass, mule or hinny meat, fresh, chilled or frozen, a relatively**high**water footprint.

### J

- Jalapeño Peppers, it takes
**379****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of jalapeño peppers. In other words,**45****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of jalapeño peppers, a relatively**low**water footprint.

### K

- Kale, it takes
**322****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of kale. In other words,**39****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of kale, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Kefir, it takes
**1,599 liters of water**to produce 1 kilogram of kefir. In other words,**192 gallons of water**to produce 1 pound of kefir, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Kidney Beans, it takes
**5,053 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of dried beans. In other words,**606 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of dried beans, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Kiwi, it takes
**514****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of kiwi. In other words,**62****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of kiwi, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Ketchup, it takes
**534****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of tomato ketchup. In other words,**64****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of tomato ketchup, a**low**water footprint.

### L

- Lamb, it takes
**5,301 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of lamb carcasses and half carcasses fresh or chilled. In other words,**635 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of lamb carcasses + half carcasses, fresh or chilled, a**high**water footprint. - Lemons, it takes
**642****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of lemons. In other words,**77****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of lemons, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Lentils, it takes
**5,874 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of lentils. In other words,**704 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of lentils, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Lettuce, it takes
**237****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of lettuce. In other words,**28****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of lettuce, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Limes, it takes
**642****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of limes. In other words,**77****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of limes, a relatively**low**water footprint.

### M

- Malt (roasted), it takes
**2,437 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of roasted malt. In other words,**281 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of roasted malt, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Malt (not roasted), it takes
**1,950 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of malt. In other words,**234 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of malt, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Mandarins, it takes
**748****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of mandarins. In other words,**90 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of mandarins, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Mangos, it takes
**1,800 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of mangos. In other words,**216 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of mangos, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Milk, it takes
**1,020****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of milk. In other words,**122****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of milk, a relatively**low**water footprint, a**low**water footprint. - Milk Powder, it takes
**4,345 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of milk powder. In other words,**521 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of milk powder, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Millet, it takes
**4,478 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of millet. In other words,**537 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of millet, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Mint, it takes
**288****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of peppermint. In other words,**35****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of peppermint, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Mushrooms, it takes
**322****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of mushrooms. In other words,**39****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of mushrooms, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Mustard Seeds, it takes
**2,809 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of mustard seeds. In other words,**337 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of mustard seeds, a**moderate**water footprint.

### N

- Nectarines, it takes
**910****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of nectarines. In other words,**109****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of nectarines, a**low**water footprint. - Nutmeg, it takes
**34,319****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of nutmeg. In other words,**4,112**gallons of water to produce 1 pound of nutmeg, a relatively**high**water footprint.

### O

- Oats, it takes
**1,788 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of oats.**In other words,****214 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of oats, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Groats Meal, Oats it takes
**2,536 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of oatmeal. In other words,**304 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of oatmeal, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Rolled Flaked Grains, Oats, it takes
**2,416 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of rolled oats. In other words,**290 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of rolled oats, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Okra, it takes
**576****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of okra. In other words,**69 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of okra, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Olive Oil (virgin), it takes
**14,431****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of virgin olive oil. In other words,**1,729****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of virgin olive oil, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Olive Oil (refined), it takes
**14,726****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of refined olive oil. In other words,**1,765****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of refined olive oil, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Olives, it takes
**3,015 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of olives. In other words,**361 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of olives, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Onions, it takes
**272****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of onions. In other words,**33****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of onions, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Oranges, it takes
**560****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of oranges. In other words,**67****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of oranges, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Orange Juice, it takes
**1,018****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of orange juice. In other words,**122****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of orange juice, a relatively**low**water footprint.

### P

- Palm Oil (refined), it takes
**4,971 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of refined palm oil. In other words,**596 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of refined palm oil, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Papaya, it takes
**460****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of papaya. In other words,**55****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of papaya, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Pasta (dry), it takes
**1,849 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of pasta. In other words,**222 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of pasta, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Peaches, it takes
**910****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of peaches.**In other words,****109****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of peaches, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Pears, it takes
**922****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of pears. In other words,**111****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of pears, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Peas, it takes
**595****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of green peas.**In other words,****71****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of green peas, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Peppermint, it takes
**288****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of peppermint. In other words,**35****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of peppermint, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Pineapple, it takes
**255****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of pineapple. In other words,**31****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of pineapple, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Pineapple Juice, it takes
**1,273 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of pineapple juice. In other words,**153 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of pineapple juice, a relatively**low**water footprint.

*The water footprint of an animal product is larger than a crop product with equivalent nutritional value.*

- Pinto Beans, it takes
**5,053 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of dried beans. In other words,**606 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of dried beans, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Pistachios, it takes
**11,363****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of pistachios. In other words,**1,362****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of pistachios, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Plantains, it takes
**1,602 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of plantains. In other words,**192 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of plantains, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Plums, it takes
**2,180 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of plums. In other words,**261 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of plums, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Poppy Seeds, it takes
**2,188 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of poppy seeds. In other words,**262 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of poppy seeds, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Pork, it takes
**5,990 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of pork. In other words,**718 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of pork, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Potatoes, it takes
**287****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of potatoes. In other words,**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of potatoes, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Potato Starch, it takes
**1,512 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of potato starch. In other words,**181 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of potato starch, a relatively**low**water footprint - Pumpkins, it takes
**336****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of pumpkins. In other words,**40****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of pumpkins, a relatively**low**water footprint.

### R

- Rapeseed Oil (refined), it takes
**4,301 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of rapeseed oil. In other words,**515 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of rapeseed oil, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Raspberries, it takes
**413****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of raspberries. In other words,**50****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of raspberries, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Red Cabbage, it takes
**280****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cabbage. In other words,**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cabbage, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Red Currants, it takes
**499****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of currants. In other words,**60 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of currants, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Rice (husked, brown), it takes
**2,172 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of husked, brown rice. In other words,**260 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of husked, brown rice, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Rice Flour, it takes
**2,628 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of rice flour. In other words,**315 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of rice flour, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Romanesco Broccoli, it takes
**285****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of broccoli. In other words,**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of broccoli, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Rye, it takes
**1,544 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of rye.**In other words,****185 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of rye, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Rye Flour, it takes
**1,930 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of rye flour. In other words,**231 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of rye flour, a relatively**low**water footprint.

### S

- Sauerkraut, it takes
**280****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cabbage. In other words,**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cabbage, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Savoy Cabbage, it takes
**280****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of cabbage. In other words,**34****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of cabbage, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Sesame Oil, it takes
**21,793****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sesame oil. In other words,**2,611****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of sesame oil, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Sesame Seeds, it takes
**9,371 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sesame seeds. In other words,**1,123 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of sesame seeds, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Shallots, it takes
**272****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of shallots.**In other words,****33****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of shallots, a relatively**low**water footprint.

*How much water does your food consume?*

- Sheep Meat, it takes
**8,763****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sheep meat. In other words,**1,050****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of sheep meat, a relatively**high**water footprint - Sorghum, it takes
**3,048 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sorghum. In other words,**365 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of sorghum, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Soybeans, it takes
**2,145 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of soybeans. In other words,**257 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of soybeans, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Soy Sauce, it takes
**613****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of soy sauce. In other words,**74****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of soy sauce, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Soy Milk, it takes
**3,763 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of soy milk.**In other words,****451 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of soy milk, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Spinach, it takes
**292****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of spinach. In other words,**35****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of spinach, a relatively**low**water footprint.

*Go plant-based!*

- Squash, it takes
**336****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of squash. In other words,**40****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of squash, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Strawberries, it takes
**347****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of strawberries. In other words,**42****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of strawberries, a relatively**low**water footprint. - String Beans, it takes
**547****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of string beans. In other words,**66****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of string beans, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Sugar Cane, it takes
**210****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sugar cane. In other words,**25****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of sugar cane, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Sugar (raw), it takes
**1,666 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of raw sugar. In other words,**200 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of raw sugar, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Sunflower Seeds, it takes
**3,366 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sunflower seeds. In other words,**403 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of sunflower seeds, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Sunflower Oil (refined), it takes
**6,792 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of refined sunflower oil. In other words,**814 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of refined sunflower oil, a relatively**high**water footprint. - Sweet Potatoes, it takes
**383****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of sweet potatoes. In other words,**46****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of sweet potatoes, a relatively**low**water footprint.

### T

- Tangerines, it takes
**748****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of tangerines. In other words,**90****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of tangerines, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Taro Root, it takes
**606****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of taro root. In other words,**72****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of taro root, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Tempeh, it takes
**2,145 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of soybeans. In other words,**257 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of soybeans, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Tofu, it takes
**2,145 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of soybeans. In other words,**257 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of soybeans, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Tomatoes, it takes
**214****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of tomatoes. In other words,**26****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of tomatoes, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Tomato Paste, it takes
**855****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of tomato paste. In other words,**103****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of tomato paste, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Turkey, it takes
**4,325 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of turkey meat. In other words,**518 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of turkey meat, a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Turnips, it takes
**195****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of turnips. In other words,**23****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of turnips, a relatively**low**water footprint.

### V

- Vanilla Beans, it takes
**126,505 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of vanilla beans. In other words,**15,159****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of vanilla beans, a relatively**high**water footprint.

### W

- Walnuts (shelled), it takes
**5,293 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of walnuts (shelled). In other words,**634 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of walnuts (shelled), a relatively**moderate**water footprint. - Walnuts (with shell), it takes
**4,918 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of walnuts (with shell). In other words,**589 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of walnuts (with shell), a relatively**moderate**water footprint.

*How much water does your food consume?*

*How much water does your food consume?*

- Watermelon, it takes
**235****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of watermelon. In other words,**28****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of watermelon, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Wheat, it takes
**1,827 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of wheat. In other words,**219 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of wheat, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Wheat-Bread, it takes
**1,608 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of wheat bread. In other words,**193 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of wheat bread, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Wheat–Flour, it takes
**1,849 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of wheat flour. In other words,**222 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of wheat flour, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Whey, it takes
**647 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of whey, concentrated or sweetened. In other words,**78****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of whey, concentrated or sweetened, a relatively**low**water footprint. - White Currants, it takes
**499****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of currants. In other words,**60 gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of currants, a relatively**low**water footprint.

### Y

- Yams, it takes
**343****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of yams. In other words,**41****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of yams, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Yellow Squash, it takes
**336****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of yellow squash. In other words,**40****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of yellow squash, a relatively**low**water footprint. - Yogurt, it takes
**1,186 liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of yogurt concentrated, unsweetened, unflavored. In other words,**142****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of yogurt concentrated, unsweetened, unflavored, a relatively**low**water footprint.

### Z

- Zucchini, it takes
**336****liters**of water to produce 1 kilogram of zucchini. In other words,**40****gallons**of water to produce 1 pound of zucchini, a relatively**low**water footprint.

#### Sources:

The green, blue and grey water footprint of crops and derived crop products

M. M. Mekonnen and A. Y. Hoekstra

Water Footprint Network

Water footprint of crop and animal products: a comparison

The Water Footprint of Food | FoodPrint

Which foods need the most water to produce?