Life cycle assessment of milk – National baselines for Germany, Denmark, Sweden and United Kingdom 1990 and 2012

Dalgaard R, Schmidt J, Cenian K (2016)

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Arla Foods, Aarhus, Denmark


This report presents a detailed life cycle inventory (LCI) and LCIA results on GHG emissions for milk produced in Germany, Denmark, Sweden and United Kingdom in 2012, as well as results for 1990. The current study has been conducted during 2015 and 2016, and it draws upon the methodology developed and documented in:

Schmidt and Dalgaard (2012). National and farm level carbon footprint of milk – Methodology and results for Danish and Swedish milk 2005 at farm gate. Arla Foods, Aarhus, Denmark.

The underlying life cycle inventory (LCI) for the presented LCIA results for 1990 are documented in:

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