The Water Footprint of Food

the Water Footprint of Food

With World Water Day being an opportunity to learn more about water related issues, we decided to learn 10 water facts. One of them uncovered how much water it takes to produce a cup of Coffee. This got us thinking – What is the Water Footprint of  Food? And more specifically, what is the Water Footprint of common favorite food items.

If you visit Water Footprint, amongst other cool tools; you are able to scroll through a gallery which uncovers the global average footprint of certain food and drink.  It also gives the percentages of green, grey and blue water used.

Do you know the Water Footprint of Food?

Scroll through the gallery below to see just a few…

Image: [the Water Footprint of Food] Ecosmagazine
Feige Lewin

Feige Lewin

Feige is the co-founder of Nutreats. She has a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Witwatersrand and works in retail design. Apart from her day job she’s also a graphic designer, writer and runner. She is passionate about helping people reach their goals, creating new things, and active living. When she’s not drawing retail spaces you can find her on her laptop mastering code, cupcake in hand.
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