Buying one year's worth of bananas grown in Colombia and flown to Switzerland

Vegetal product

The average Swiss citizen eats 11 kg of bananas per year. The production of bananas includes irrigation, pesticides, and all other processes required for cultivation. The average transport distance is 9,100 km in refrigerated aircraft and 1,000 km in refrigerated truck (from the farm to the port of departure and from the port of arrival to the store).

Carbon footprint breakdown

Cultivation 0.61%
Packaging 0.02%
Transportation in regfrigerated truck 1.18%
Transportation in airplane 98.19%

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