Emission factors for food show how much emissions are produced by different food products during their life cycle. On average, plant-based foods have a lower emission factor than animal-based foods. Around a third of global CO2 emissions come from the food production chain.

Emission factor data: Milk

Emission factor categoryFood and beverage
Company/OrganizationSYKE, Finnish Environment Institute
NameMilk, CO2 equivalent
Emission factor1.00 kg/kg
CO2/CO2-equivalentCO2 equivalent
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Year updated2010
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SourceAri Nissinen, Marja Salo ja Juha Grönroos: Ilmastodieettipuntari – mihin sen antamat ilmastopainot perustuvat?, SYKE 2011 (in Finnish)
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