Improve your food footprint

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The production of the food we eat is a major source of emissions. The carbon footprint of different types of food however varies greatly. 

This provides us with an opportunity to reduce our emissions whilst still eating healthy balanced diets.

For anyone seeking to improve the carbon footprint of their food. Reducing consumption of red meat and in particular beef is likely to be an effective place to start. As shown in the table of food production emissions red meat is responsible for the largest proportion of UK food production emissions followed by dairy and white meat. To get a more accurate estimate of the types of food which are driving your own emissions try our 

We also include a range of ideas to improve your food carbon footprint. Including:

Greenhouse gas emissions from the primary production of food for consumption in the UK – up to the RDC