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

Vegetal product

The average Swiss citizen eats 11 kg of bananas per year. The cultivation process for bananas includes planting, irrigation, fertilization, harvesting, and packaging. The average transport distance is 9,100 km in refrigerated boat 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 16.27%
Packaging 0.52%
Transportation in regfrigerated truck 31.50%
Transportation in container ship 51.71%

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