Products

Product CO2e / kg Studies

Potatoes

0.36
CO2e / kg
= 100 g of Potatoes
You can consume
7.5
kg of Potatoes to exhaust your daily CO2e food budget

Categories: Root Vegetables | Vegetables | Food

A serving of potatoes is about 150 grams1. With an emission factor of ~0.4 kg CO2e / kg, this comes down to only 0.06 kg CO2e / serving.

Subcategories: Potatoes (peeled) | Potatoes (canned) | Potatoes (eco) | Sweet potatoes

Studies

Source Notes CO2e Country origin Country consumption Weight
RISE Open access list 1.7 Per kg unpeeled potatoes
0.1
Sweden Sweden 7
LCA Food Database Conventional, including retail
0.22
Unknown Unknown 10
Environmental impact of plant-based foods European and Swedish production considered relevant for the Swedish market.. Studies: 9 (4 SW)
0.4
Unknown Unknown 10
Den store klimadatabase Potato, Agriculture: 0.2, iLUC: 0.02, Food processing: 0, Packaging: 0.06, Transport: 0.07
0.36
Unknown Unknown 7
Mat-klimat-listan variation 0.1-1 kgCO2/kg
0.1
Unknown Sweden 5
Potential contributions of food consumption patterns to climate change cooked, domestic; CO2: 0.4, NO2: 0.06, NH4: 0
0.45
Sweden Sweden 10
Greenhouse gas emissions of realistic dietary choices in Denmark: the carbon footprint and nutritional value of dairy products Table 1; including waste; excluding waste: 0.57
0.69
Unknown Unknown 10
FiBL CO2-Fußabdruck von Bioprodukten Konventionell; Production: 0.094; Transport: 0.051; Packaging: 0.027; Storage: 0.011; https://www.fibl.org/fileadmin/documents/de/oesterreich/arbeitsschwerpunkte/Klima/ergebnisse_gemuese_gesamt_090625.pdf
0.183
Austria Austria 5
Systematic review of greenhouse gas emissions for different fresh food categories Table 5 Median; #LCA studies: 16; #GWP values: 25; Mean: 0.2; Stdev: 0.08; Min: 0.08; Max: 0.36
0.18
Unknown Unknown 10
Reducing food’s environmental impacts through producers and consumers Figure 1, 1000 kcal, https://www.nutritionix.com/food/potatoes
0.6
Unknown Unknown 10
Klimatarier CO2 Rechner Kartoffeln
0.4
Unknown Unknown 5