Products

Product CO2e / kg Studies

Dairy

2.0
CO2e / kg
= 100 g of Dairy
You can consume
1.35
kg of Dairy to exhaust your daily CO2e food budget

Categories: Food

About half the emissions from dairy production is from methane produced in the cattle's stomach [1]. Manure accounts for about a quarter of the emissions, while feed contributes about 15-20%. Energy consumption and postfarm emissions represent less than 10% of the emissions in total.

[1] Opio, C., Gerber, P., Mottet, A., Falcucci, A., Tempio, G., MacLeod, M., ... & Steinfeld, H. (2013). Greenhouse gas emissions from ruminant supply chains–A global life cycle assessment. Food and agriculture organization of the United Nations. https://www.fao.org/3/i3461e/i3461e.pdf (Figure 5)

Subcategories: Butter | Eggs | Cheese | Milk | Vla | Cold buttermilk soup | Skyr | Cooking cream | Creme fraiche | Quark | Cream cheese | Sour cream | Yogurt | Cream | Buffalo milk

Studies

Source Notes CO2e Country origin Country consumption Weight
Mat-klimat-listan variation 1-5 kgCO2/kg
2.0
Unknown Sweden 5