3-Star Rating System

What do we calculate and how do we rate your product?

3 stars: Very good
2 stars: Good
1 star: Critical

All products with the Eaternity Score are rated by Climate Score, Water Footprint, Rainforest Score and Animal Welfare Score.

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We specify the emissions in CO₂-equivalents for the whole product.

3 stars: Is within the limits of a climate-friendly diet (50% less emissions than the average).
2 stars: Improves our carbon budget (less than the average).
1 star: Worsens our carbon budget (more than the average).


We specify the scarce water footprint in liter for the whole product.

3 stars: Very low consumption of scarce water (less than the average).
2 stars: Is within the limits of a water-saving diet (reduces our consumption by 50% on average).
1 star: Consumes more scarce water than good (30% worse than the average).

Animal Welfare

We specify which certification the product has, or if it is vegan.

3 stars: No animal based products, or only certified.
2 stars: Contains certified and non-certified animal based products.
1 star: Contains animal based products and has no animal welfare certification.


We specify which certification the product has, or if it is free from palmoil and soja. This does consider palmoil and soja used for lifestock feed.

3 stars: No critical products. Only uncritical (from non-rainforest land) or certified.
2 stars: Contains certified and critical products. Or only ceritified which do not explicitly protect from deforestation.
1 star: Contains critical products which destroy the rainforest.

What Eaternity offers

Give your consumers a sustainable choice when selecting their everyday food. Professional food producers use our solutions to create and score their products. The Eaternity Awards and 3-star ratings are based on a yearly reviewed LCA-database. It is currently the largest and most comprehensive database for carrying out environmental calculations for food products.

We will provide you with detailed scientific sustainability metrics, based on your food data. With your products’ recipes we can show you how you are doing on your way to reducing your CO₂ emissions. Your water footprint and whether you are certified for animal welfare, sustainable palmoil or soja. Results of our calculations are provided as our Eaternity Score, that you can print on your product. As well as a complete transparent assessment, that consumers can access by scanning the products barcode with an App.

CodeCheck Partnership

We rate all products in German spoken markets on their Climate Score. Together with CodeCheck we send a clear message to all consumers that care about a sustainable food future. Give them a valuable foundation to make informed decisions.

The best benchmark for comparison

With our rating: CO₂ emissions are scored against a comparisons of all 109'000 current products listed on CodeCheck. This is also how we have calculated the average that we use for our rating system.

Eaternity API

In case you have regularly changing datasets (for example for sourcing your materials), we provide you a RESTful API for a direct connection to exchange informations. So we can deliver all information on the spot. Everything is setup ready for an integration into your system. Check API Documentation and join our EDB API Slack Channel if you want first hand contact with our developers.

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