Next time you’re thinking about ordering an almond latte, it might be worth considering how eco-friendly that particular plant-based choice really is.
- A single almond needs about 12 litres of water to grow
- Australia is the second biggest exporter of almonds in the world after the US
- Cow’s milk has more nutritional value than almond milk
University of Sydney associate professor Alana Mann has nutted out the implications of “planet-friendly” foods in her book, Food in a Changing Climate.