Products

Product CO2e / kg Studies

Onions

0.445
CO2e / kg
= 100 g of Onions
You can consume
6.07
kg of Onions to exhaust your daily CO2e food budget

Categories: Root Vegetables | Vegetables | Food

Subcategories: Onions (cooked) | Shallot | Onions (eco) | Onions (frozen) | Red onions | Spring onions

Studies

Source Notes CO2e Country origin Country consumption Weight
RISE Open access list 1.7 Per kg yellow onion with peal
0.1
Sweden Sweden 5
RIVM Database Milieubelasting Voedingsmiddelen Ui, rauw
0.438
Unknown Netherlands 6
Ökologische Fußabdrücke von Lebensmitteln und Gerichten in Deutschland (IFEU) Zwiebeln
0.2
Unknown Germany 6
Reducing food’s environmental impacts through producers and consumers Figure 1
0.5
Unknown Unknown 8
Systematic review of greenhouse gas emissions for different fresh food categories Table 5 Median; #LCA studies: 7; #GWP values: 9; Mean: 0.18; Stdev: 0.11; Min: 0.06; Max: 0.37
0.17
Unknown Unknown 8
Greenhouse gas emissions of realistic dietary choices in Denmark: the carbon footprint and nutritional value of dairy products Table 1; including waste; excluding waste: 0.48
0.6
Unknown Unknown 8
FiBL CO2-Fußabdruck von Bioprodukten Konventionell; Production: 0.054; Transport: 0.05; Packaging: 0.038; Storage: 0.014; https://www.fibl.org/fileadmin/documents/de/oesterreich/arbeitsschwerpunkte/Klima/ergebnisse_gemuese_gesamt_090625.pdf
0.156
Austria Austria 3
Klimatarier CO2 Rechner Zwiebeln
0.25
Unknown Unknown 5
Den store klimadatabase Onion, Agriculture: 0.18, iLUC: 0.04, Food processing: 0, Packaging: 0.06, Transport: 0.6
0.9
Unknown Unknown 5
Environmental impact of plant-based foods All studies considered relevant. European production likely below 0.8 kg CO2e per kg onions (6 references).. Studies: 8 (4 SW)
1.0
Unknown Unknown 6