Artichoke

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Artichoke
Carbon Footprint
GHG Emissions Facts
Per one kilogram
Total:0.48 kg CO₂e
480 gCO₂e
Source: systematic review[1]

Artichoke refers to the vegetable known as artichokes. The environmental impact information on this page includes greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that result from the materials, production, packaging, and transport life cycle stages. The information doesn't include the GHG emissions from retail sale and consumer transport, storage, cooking, and disposal. The mean carbon footprint or GHG emissions, attributed to the product life-cycle stages from material production to distribution, are 0.48 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per kilogram.[1]

The primary source for this carbon footprint information is a literature review published in the Journal of Cleaner Production. The authors of the meta-analysis located one global warming potential (GWP) value for artichokes in one life cycle assessment.[1]




Other products

The table below lists products in the vegetable category with the lowest total GHG emissions.

Carbon footprints of similar products
Product Total (kg CO2e)
Celery (1 kg) 0.18
Onion (1 kg) 0.18
Potato (1 kg) 0.2
Carrot (1 kg) 0.22

See also

  • Vegetables - comparison of the GHG emissions from vegetables.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 S.J. Clune, E. Crossin, K. Verghese. Systematic review of greenhouse gas emissions for different fresh food categories. J. Clean. Prod., 140 (Part 2) (2016), pp. 766–783 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.04.082