THE WATER FOOTPRINT OF A TOMATO

Every product has a water footprint, which is the amount of water used up in the process of its production. The utilized water is divided into three groups: the irrigation water (green), the natural water from rivers and lakes (blue) and the water polluted in the process (gray).

OUR EXAMPLE: A TOMATO'S WATER FOOTPRINT

Incredibly, it takes 50 liters of water to produce one tomato. Most of that water is used on its irrigation.

The proportion is shown in the following photo:
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