Buying one year's worth of tomatoes grown in Switzerland in a heated greenhouse

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The average Swiss citizen eats 6.74 kg of tomatoes per year. The tomatoes are grown locally and the cultivation process includes planting, irrigation, fertilization, harvesting, and packaging. The greenhouse is heated by an oil furnace. The average transport distance is 100 km in a refrigerated truck.

Carbon footprint breakdown

Cultivation 35.29%
Greenhouse heating 63.24%
Transportation in refrigerated truck 1.47%

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