How much water is needed to produce 1kg of food for you?

Have you ever wondered how much water to make 1 kg of meat, 1kg of potatoes or 1 kg of bananas? The following image series will give you some information about the amount of water needed to produce some common foods.

Have you ever wondered how much water to make 1 kg of meat, 1kg of potatoes or 1 kg of bananas? The following image series will give you some information about the amount of water needed to produce some common foods.

1. To produce 1 kg of chocolate requires 17 000 liters of water. This amount of water is enough to fill a family swimming pool.

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Picture 1 of How much water is needed to produce 1kg of food for you?

2. Producing 1 kg of pork requires about 6,000 liters of water.

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Picture 2 of How much water is needed to produce 1kg of food for you?

3. To make 1 kg of tomatoes we need about 214 liters of water.

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Picture 3 of How much water is needed to produce 1kg of food for you?

4. The amount of water needed to produce 1 kg of potatoes is about 287 liters.

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5. For wheat, about 1892 liters of water is needed to make 1 kg.

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6. Need 15 000 liters of water to produce 1 kg of beef

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7. Need 790 liters of water to produce 1 kg of bananas.

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8. Producing 1 kg of corn requires 1211 liters of water

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Picture 8 of How much water is needed to produce 1kg of food for you?

9. Need 586 liters of water to produce 1 kg of green beans.

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Picture 9 of How much water is needed to produce 1kg of food for you?

10. Producing 1 egg requires 196 liters of water.

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Picture 10 of How much water is needed to produce 1kg of food for you?

After looking at the above information, did you realize that the amount of water to produce 1 kg of meat is often much larger than the amount of water produced 1 kg of vegetables? So instead of having to have meat all the time on your menu, be more vegetarian and healthy and contribute to protecting the environment.