Products

Product CO2e / kg Studies

Almond milk

1.528
CO2e / kg
= 100 g of Almond milk
You can consume
1.77
kg of Almond milk to exhaust your daily CO2e food budget

Categories: Milk replacements | Dairy replacements | Food

Almond milk, also known as almond drink on the European market, is produced by soaking and grinding almonds in an excess of water1. The production of almond milk is very water intensive due to the large amount of water needed to grow almonds.


  1. Almond milk. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Almond_milk, accessed 24 Nov 2022 

Subcategories: Almond drink

Studies

Source Notes CO2e Country origin Country consumption Weight
Life cycle assessment of California unsweetened almond milk 0.71 kg CO2e per 1.42 L
0.5
USA USA 10
Ökologische Fußabdrücke von Lebensmitteln und Gerichten in Deutschland (IFEU) Milch-Ersatz, Mandeldrink
0.3
Unknown Germany 6
Comparative life cycle assessment of milk and plant-based alternatives
3.85
USA USA 10
Den store klimadatabase Almondmilk, unfortified, Agriculture: 2.74, iLUC: 0.54, Food processing: 0.06, Packaging: 0.08, Transport: 0.08
3.52
Unknown Unknown 5
Systematic review of greenhouse gas emissions for different fresh food categories Table 5 Median; #LCA studies: 1; #GWP values: 4; Mean: 0.42; Stdev: 0.03; Min: 0.39; Max: 0.44
0.42
Unknown Unknown 8
The Alpro Sustainable Development Report 2013
0.38
Unknown Unknown 2
Environmental impact of plant-based foods Likely to have climate impact below 0.8 kg CO2e per liter.. Studies: 4
0.8
Unknown Unknown 6

Recipes

*only recipes with more than 50 grams of Almond milk are shown.
Recipes