41 percent of Ben & Jerry’s carbon footprint came from cows.
Here’s the breakdown of the culprits, which CoClear shared at this year’s Sustainable Brands conference:
Growing and producing ingredients: 54 percent (aka, mostly cows)
Transporting ice cream from the plant to the distribution centers: 14 percent
Freezing product at the stores: 10 percent
All packaging throughout the production process: 10 percent
Factory operation: 7 percent