AGRIBALYSE agricultural and food database

AGRIBALYSE 3.0 is the French LCI database for the agriculture and food sector. The latest version, published in 2020, comprises LCIs for 2 500 agricultural and food products produced and/or consumed in France, combining a production-based approach and a consumption-based approach. Built upon previous datasets (versions 1.3 and 1.4) for French agricultural products, AGRIBALYSE 3.0 was developed by INRAE for agriculture datasets and by Gingko 21, Sayari and Blonk for food items value chains.

AGRIBALYSE uses a transparent methodology that was co-developed by an extensive partnership between public and private research institutes, coordinated by ADEME and INRAE. Methodology principles follow the key international guidelines as much as possible (ISO, LEAP, PEF). The development program is ongoing, and more updates will follow.

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Why choose AGRIBALYSE agricultural and food database?

Quality data for products, at consumer plate

Easy access to high-quality transparent and detailed data for agricultural French products and systems, as well as food products and processes in France, at consumer plate, in unit process format.

Implement ecodesign strategies

Combine AGRIBALYSE’s agricultural and food data with primary company data or other databases to work on food LCAs and the ecodesign of food products, for instance by testing different ingredients, processes and farming systems.

Environmental communication

The data in AGRIBALYSE can be used in combination with other data sources for B2B or B2C communication on environmental performance and food LCA. Communication should respect ISO recommendations.

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Download AGRIBALYSE 3.0.1

AGRIBALYSE 3.0 is now updated to version 3.0.1.  You can download the latest version of the database via the form below. To use the database, users must agree with the terms and conditions of ETALAB, have an active license for SimaPro 9.0 or later, and a valid service contract on or after 30th November, 2018. Users also need to have a valid license for ecoinvent 3.4 or beyond.

Please fill in your contact details, which will be exclusively known by the developers of SimaPro and AGRIBALYSE, and kept confidential. By downloading the database, you agree with this and acknowledge that you have read and understand the terms and conditions of ETALAB.

About the developer

With its head office in Angers, ADEME is active in the implementation of public policy in the areas of the environment, energy and sustainable development.

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