Data for: The Carbon Footprint of Cold Chain Food Flows in the United States

  • Junren Wang (Creator)
  • Deniz Berfin Karakoc (Creator)
  • Megan Konar (Creator)



This dataset is a estimation of county-to-county commodity delivery through cold chain in 2017.
For each county pair, the weight[kg] and value[$] of the cold chain flow between origin and destination for SCTG 5 and SCTG 7 commodities are estimated by our model.
- SCTG 5 - Meat, poultry, fish, seafood, and their preparations
- SCTG 7 - Other prepared foodstuffs, fats, and oils
Date made availableMar 23 2022
PublisherUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


  • carbon footprint
  • cold chain
  • United States
  • food flows
  • county-scale

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