Danish Food LCA

Summary

Name of source LCA Food Database
Provider 2.-0 LCA Consultants and Aarhus University
Summary text LCA data on basic food products produced and consumed in Denmark.
Contact Bo P. Weidema (bow@lca-net.com)
Licensing Free
Language(s) English, Danish
Website http://www.lcafood.dk/

Access – data formats and accessibility

File type HTML (web) access, EcoSpold
Software needs Web browser or LCA software that reads EcoSpold

Contents – breadth and depth of datasets

Age 2000-2003
Geography Denmark
Original Data Source(s) Results of the project "Lifecycle Assessment of Basic Food" (2000 to 2003). Draws on peer-reviewed journals; primary research; industry publications and government publications
Other Databases Included Process (bottom-up) and input-output (top-down). Uses consequential modeling (i.e. most other commonly used studies use attributional approach).
Life cycle stages Cradle-to-farm gate, cradle-to-retail
Modeling approach Process
Emissions results Total CO2e
Number of datasets 40
Main topics Food and renewable raw materials; Agricultural production means
Other topics Paper and cardboards; Plastics; Metals and semimetals; Glass and ceramics

Data transparency – what metadata is provided for each dataset?

System boundaries Yes
Data Types Process
Allocation Methods Yes
Technology Yes
Data year Yes
Original source Yes
Uncertainty No

Quality – is information provided on data quality?

Data quality score No
Quality assurance No
Standards compliant None