The food footprint of different foods. Not all foods are created equal when it comes to ecological footprint.

Food footprint

Not all foods are created equal

  gha/1000kg gha/million kcal kcal/kg
Meat Products
Beef 15.7 7.9 1980
Fish 10.1 5.5 1820
Pork 1.9 1.1 1780
Poultry 1.6 0.9 1840
Eggs 1.2 0.8 1550
Milk Products
Yogurt 1.7 2.8 600
Cheese 11.1 2.8 3938
Whole Milk 1.4 2.3 600
Cream 6.1 1.8 3450
Butter 11.5 1.6 7170
Vegetable Products
Vegetables 0.4 1.2 333
Fruit 0.5 1 500
Margarine 6.6 1.1 6200
Vegetable Oil 3.8 0.4 8840
Potatoes 0.3 0.3 930
Honey 0.9 0.3 3040
Bread 0.5 0.2 2600
Sugar 0.7 0.2 4000
Beverages
Wine 2.2 2.6 850
Spirits 4.1 1.6 2500
Beer 0.5 1.2 430
Soft Drinks 0.2 0.5 400
Tea 3.5
Coffee 4.5
Hamburger