Products

Product CO2e / kg Studies

Chicken breast

5.989
CO2e / kg
= 100 g of Chicken breast
You can consume
0.45
kg of Chicken breast to exhaust your daily CO2e food budget

Categories: Chicken | Poultry | Meat | Food

Subcategories: Chicken breast (boiled)

Studies

Source Notes CO2e Country origin Country consumption Weight
RIVM Database Milieubelasting Voedingsmiddelen Kipfilet
10.873
Unknown Netherlands 7
Den store klimadatabase Chicken, breast, flesh and skin, Agriculture: 2.59, iLUC: 0.69, Food processing: -0.09, Packaging: 0.14, Transport: 0.11
3.44
Unknown Unknown 7
Meat eater's guide to climate change + health Table 10. Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Broiler Chicken Production (at farmgate)
Broiler Chicken Production System kg of CO2e per pound of edible chicken
British Columbia 2.33
Table 11. Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Broiler Chicken Consumption (post-farmgate)
Emission Source kg of CO2e per kg of consumed chicken
Processing 1.66
Domestic Transport 0.32
Refrigeration (retail) 0.08
Home Cooking 1.17
Waste Disposal 0.07
Total 3.30
Per kg of consumed meat (includes moisture loss, waste loss and post-farmgate): 6.87 kg CO2e
6.87
USA USA 8
Systematic review of greenhouse gas emissions for different fresh food categories Table 5 Median; #LCA studies: 29; #GWP values: 95; Mean: 4.12; Stdev: 1.72; Min: 1.06; Max: 9.98
Table 13. Chicken breast
3.65
Unknown Unknown 10