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Welcome to the Copper and nutrition section of the site. The complete nutrition and vitamin database of over 7000 foods has been sorted based on the amount of Copper, giving a list of Copper Rich Foods.

We have a list of the top 50 foods with a high content of Copper ranging from Veal, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, pan-fried through to Spices, basil, dried.

Click a food item from the list below, for example Veal, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised. In this food example the amount of Copper per 100g, is 14.94 mg. This corresponds to 747 % of the RDA for Copper.

The full nutritional break down as well as the Copper content can be accessed from each item link below, for the top 50 foods, which can be scaled for different amounts, from our list of foods high in Copper per 100g and per typical serving.

Highest Copper Content in Food and Drink per 100g

The Copper content ranges from 15.05 mg for Veal, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, pan-fried through to 2.1 mg for Spices, basil, dried per 100g of food. The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a range of 12.95 mg of Copper in the top 50 foods per 100g.

This gives a range for the recommended nutrition value for the 50 foods listed below from 752.5 % of the daily recommended value through to the lowest nutritional percentage of 105 % of the Copper daily value. The recommended daily allowance (also referred to as recommended dietary allowance) is 2 mg of Copper.

From this list of foods there are 49 foods which contain greater than 50% of the RDA per 100g of Copper.

List of Food Groups containing the highest amount of Copper

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Highest Amount of Copper per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high Copper foods. For example 100g of Veal, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, pan-fried contains 15.05 mg of Copper. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your Copper nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the amount of Copper in food.

For Veal, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, pan-fried, which contains the highest amount of Copper in 100 g, the amount of Copper in a typical serving of 1 slice (or 67 g) is 10.08 mg.This is 504 % of the recommended daily value.

The food with the highest Copper content per typical serving is Beef, variety meats and by-products, liver, raw which contains 57.46 mg in 1 liver (or 589 g).The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 487.75 %.

For each item listed below the serving size can be rescaled to show the nutritional breakdown as well as the Copper content.

 

List of Foods High in Copper

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1. Veal, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, pan-fried - Copper
  Category for Food is Lamb, Veal, and Game Products.
  15.05 mg of Copper in 100g (752.5 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 slice (or 67g), Copper content is 10.08 mg (504 %DV).
2. Veal, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised - Copper
  Category for Food is Lamb, Veal, and Game Products.
  14.94 mg of Copper in 100g (747 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 slice (or 80g), Copper content is 11.95 mg (597.5 %DV).
3. Beef, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, pan-fried - Copper
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  14.588 mg of Copper in 100g (729.4 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 slice (or 81g), Copper content is 11.82 mg (591 %DV).
4. Beef, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised - Copper
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  14.283 mg of Copper in 100g (714.15 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 slice (or 68g), Copper content is 9.71 mg (485.5 %DV).
5. Veal, variety meats and by-products, liver, raw - Copper
  Category for Food is Lamb, Veal, and Game Products.
  11.865 mg of Copper in 100g (593.25 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Copper content is 3.36 mg (168 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 lb (or 453g), Copper content is 53.75 mg (2687.5 %DV).
6. Lamb, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, pan-fried - Copper
  Category for Food is Lamb, Veal, and Game Products.
  9.83 mg of Copper in 100g (491.5 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 unit, cooked (yield from 1 lb raw meat) (or 322g), Copper content is 31.65 mg (1582.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 3 oz (or 85g), Copper content is 8.36 mg (418 %DV).
7. Beef, variety meats and by-products, liver, raw - Copper
  Category for Food is Beef Products.
  9.755 mg of Copper in 100g (487.75 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 liver (or 589g), Copper content is 57.46 mg (2873 %DV).
8. Goose, liver, raw - Copper
  Category for Food is Poultry Products.
  7.522 mg of Copper in 100g (376.1 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 liver (or 94g), Copper content is 7.07 mg (353.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook goose) (or 11g), Copper content is 0.83 mg (41.5 %DV).
9. Lamb, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised - Copper
  Category for Food is Lamb, Veal, and Game Products.
  7.074 mg of Copper in 100g (353.7 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 unit, cooked (yield from 1 lb raw meat) (or 336g), Copper content is 23.77 mg (1188.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 3 oz (or 85g), Copper content is 6.01 mg (300.5 %DV).
10. Lamb, variety meats and by-products, liver, raw - Copper
  Category for Food is Lamb, Veal, and Game Products.
  6.979 mg of Copper in 100g (348.95 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Copper content is 1.98 mg (99 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 4 oz (or 113g), Copper content is 7.89 mg (394.5 %DV).
11. Seaweed, spirulina, dried - Copper
  Category for Food is Vegetables and Vegetable Products.
  6.1 mg of Copper in 100g (305 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 112g), Copper content is 6.83 mg (341.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 tablespoon (or 7g), Copper content is 0.43 mg (21.5 %DV).
12. Duck, domesticated, liver, raw - Copper
  Category for Food is Poultry Products.
  5.962 mg of Copper in 100g (298.1 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 liver (or 44g), Copper content is 2.62 mg (131 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 unit (yield from 1 lb ready-to-cook duck) (or 10g), Copper content is 0.6 mg (30 %DV).
13. Mollusks, oyster, eastern, wild, cooked, moist heat - Copper
  Category for Food is Fish.
  5.707 mg of Copper in 100g (285.35 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 3 oz (or 85g), Copper content is 4.85 mg (242.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 6 medium (or 42g), Copper content is 2.4 mg (120 %DV).
14. Mushrooms, shiitake, dried - Copper
  Category for Food is Vegetables and Vegetable Products.
  5.165 mg of Copper in 100g (258.25 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 mushroom (or 3.6g), Copper content is 0.19 mg (9.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 4 mushrooms (or 15g), Copper content is 0.77 mg (38.5 %DV).
15. Soy flour, low-fat, crude protein basis (N x 6.25) - Copper
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  5.08 mg of Copper in 100g (254 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, stirred (or 88g), Copper content is 4.47 mg (223.5 %DV).
16. Pepeao, dried - Copper
  Category for Food is Vegetables and Vegetable Products.
  5.07 mg of Copper in 100g (253.5 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 24g), Copper content is 1.22 mg (61 %DV).
17. Mollusks, oyster, eastern, canned - Copper
  Category for Food is Fish.
  4.461 mg of Copper in 100g (223.05 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, drained (or 162g), Copper content is 7.23 mg (361.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 cup, undrained (or 248g), Copper content is 11.06 mg (553 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 oz, drained (or 23g), Copper content is 1.03 mg (51.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 can (12 oz), oysters and liquid (or 272g), Copper content is 12.13 mg (606.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 oyster (or 8g), Copper content is 0.36 mg (18 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 3 oz (or 85g), Copper content is 3.79 mg (189.5 %DV).
18. Mollusks, oyster, eastern, wild, cooked, dry heat - Copper
  Category for Food is Fish.
  4.439 mg of Copper in 100g (221.95 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 3 oz (or 85g), Copper content is 3.77 mg (188.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 6 medium (or 59g), Copper content is 2.62 mg (131 %DV).
19. Mollusks, oyster, eastern, cooked, breaded and fried - Copper
  Category for Food is Fish.
  4.294 mg of Copper in 100g (214.7 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 3 oz (or 85g), Copper content is 3.65 mg (182.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 6 medium (or 88g), Copper content is 3.78 mg (189 %DV).
20. Seeds, sesame butter, paste - Copper
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  4.214 mg of Copper in 100g (210.7 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 tbsp (or 16g), Copper content is 0.67 mg (33.5 %DV).
21. Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried - Copper
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  4.082 mg of Copper in 100g (204.1 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 144g), Copper content is 5.88 mg (294 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 9g), Copper content is 0.37 mg (18.5 %DV).
22. Soy flour, defatted - Copper
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  4.065 mg of Copper in 100g (203.25 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 105g), Copper content is 4.27 mg (213.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 6.6g), Copper content is 0.27 mg (13.5 %DV).
23. Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened - Copper
  Category for Food is Sweets.
  3.788 mg of Copper in 100g (189.4 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 86g), Copper content is 3.26 mg (163 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 5.4g), Copper content is 0.2 mg (10 %DV).
24. Cocoa, dry powder, hi-fat or breakfast, plain - Copper
  Category for Food is Sweets.
  3.61 mg of Copper in 100g (180.5 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 tbsp (or 5.4g), Copper content is 0.19 mg (9.5 %DV).
25. Cocoa, dry powder, hi-fat or breakfast, processed with alkali - Copper
  Category for Food is Sweets.
  3.61 mg of Copper in 100g (180.5 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 tablespoon Ghirardelli label 2011 (or 6g), Copper content is 0.22 mg (11 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 tablespoon Hershey's label 2011 (or 5g), Copper content is 0.18 mg (9 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 container Ghirardelli label 2011 (or 283g), Copper content is 10.22 mg (511 %DV).
26. Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened, processed with alkali - Copper
  Category for Food is Sweets.
  3.607 mg of Copper in 100g (180.35 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 86g), Copper content is 3.1 mg (155 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 5.4g), Copper content is 0.19 mg (9.5 %DV).
27. Baking chocolate, unsweetened, squares - Copper
  Category for Food is Sweets.
  3.233 mg of Copper in 100g (161.65 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 square (or 29g), Copper content is 0.94 mg (47 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 cup, grated (or 132g), Copper content is 4.27 mg (213.5 %DV).
28. Soy protein isolate, PROTEIN TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL, ProPlus - Copper
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  3 mg of Copper in 100g (150 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Copper content is 0.85 mg (42.5 %DV).
29. Soy flour, full-fat, raw - Copper
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  2.92 mg of Copper in 100g (146 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, stirred (or 84g), Copper content is 2.45 mg (122.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 5.2g), Copper content is 0.15 mg (7.5 %DV).
30. Soy flour, full-fat, raw, crude protein basis (N x 6.25) - Copper
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  2.92 mg of Copper in 100g (146 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, stirred (or 85g), Copper content is 2.48 mg (124 %DV).
31. Winged beans, mature seeds, raw - Copper
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  2.88 mg of Copper in 100g (144 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 182g), Copper content is 5.24 mg (262 %DV).
32. Mollusks, oyster, eastern, wild, raw - Copper
  Category for Food is Fish.
  2.858 mg of Copper in 100g (142.9 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 248g), Copper content is 7.09 mg (354.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 6 medium (or 84g), Copper content is 2.4 mg (120 %DV).
33. Mollusks, oyster, Pacific, cooked, moist heat - Copper
  Category for Food is Fish.
  2.679 mg of Copper in 100g (133.95 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 medium (or 25g), Copper content is 0.67 mg (33.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 3 oz (or 85g), Copper content is 2.28 mg (114 %DV).
34. Beverage, instant breakfast powder, chocolate, sugar-free, not reconstituted - Copper
  Category for Food is Dairy and Egg Products.
  2.6 mg of Copper in 100g (130 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 tbsp (or 5.6g), Copper content is 0.15 mg (7.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 envelope (or 20g), Copper content is 0.52 mg (26 %DV).
35. Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, roasted and toasted - Copper
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  2.47 mg of Copper in 100g (123.5 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Copper content is 0.7 mg (35 %DV).
36. Spices, mace, ground - Copper
  Category for Food is Spices and Herbs.
  2.467 mg of Copper in 100g (123.35 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 tbsp (or 5.3g), Copper content is 0.13 mg (6.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 tsp (or 1.7g), Copper content is 0.04 mg (2 %DV).
37. Snacks, soy chips or crisps, salted - Copper
  Category for Food is Snacks.
  2.456 mg of Copper in 100g (122.8 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Copper content is 0.7 mg (35 %DV).
38. Seeds, breadnut tree seeds, dried - Copper
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  2.455 mg of Copper in 100g (122.75 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup (or 160g), Copper content is 3.93 mg (196.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Copper content is 0.7 mg (35 %DV).
39. OSCAR MAYER, Luncheon Loaf (spiced) - Copper
  Category for Food is Sausages and Luncheon Meats.
  2.31 mg of Copper in 100g (115.5 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 serving (or 28g), Copper content is 0.65 mg (32.5 %DV).
40. Soy flour, full-fat, roasted - Copper
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  2.221 mg of Copper in 100g (111.05 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, stirred (or 85g), Copper content is 1.89 mg (94.5 %DV).
41. Soy flour, full-fat, roasted, crude protein basis (N x 6.25) - Copper
  Category for Food is Legumes and Legume Products.
  2.221 mg of Copper in 100g (111.05 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, stirred (or 85g), Copper content is 1.89 mg (94.5 %DV).
42. Nuts, cashew nuts, dry roasted, with salt added - Copper
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  2.22 mg of Copper in 100g (111 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, halves and whole (or 137g), Copper content is 3.04 mg (152 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Copper content is 0.63 mg (31.5 %DV).
43. Nuts, cashew nuts, dry roasted, without salt added - Copper
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  2.22 mg of Copper in 100g (111 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 cup, halves and whole (or 137g), Copper content is 3.04 mg (152 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp (or 8.6g), Copper content is 0.19 mg (9.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Copper content is 0.63 mg (31.5 %DV).
44. Nuts, cashew nuts, raw - Copper
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  2.195 mg of Copper in 100g (109.75 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Copper content is 0.62 mg (31 %DV).
45. Nuts, cashew butter, plain, with salt added - Copper
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  2.19 mg of Copper in 100g (109.5 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 tbsp (or 16g), Copper content is 0.35 mg (17.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Copper content is 0.62 mg (31 %DV).
46. Nuts, cashew butter, plain, without salt added - Copper
  Category for Food is Nut and Seed Products.
  2.19 mg of Copper in 100g (109.5 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 tbsp (or 16g), Copper content is 0.35 mg (17.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 oz (or 28.35g), Copper content is 0.62 mg (31 %DV).
47. Gelatins, dry powder, unsweetened - Copper
  Category for Food is Sweets.
  2.161 mg of Copper in 100g (108.05 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 envelope (1 tbsp) (or 7g), Copper content is 0.15 mg (7.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 package (1 oz) (or 28g), Copper content is 0.61 mg (30.5 %DV).
48. Mollusks, squid, mixed species, cooked, fried - Copper
  Category for Food is Fish.
  2.114 mg of Copper in 100g (105.7 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 3 oz (or 85g), Copper content is 1.8 mg (90 %DV).
49. Spices, basil, dried - Copper
  Category for Food is Spices and Herbs.
  2.1 mg of Copper in 100g (105 %DV).
  Per serving, (typical serving) of 1 tsp, leaves (or 0.7g), Copper content is 0.01 mg (0.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp, leaves (or 2.1g), Copper content is 0.04 mg (2 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 tsp, ground (or 1.4g), Copper content is 0.03 mg (1.5 %DV).
  Foods - Serving of 1 tbsp, ground (or 4.5g), Copper content is 0.09 mg (4.5 %DV).




Copper and Nutrition Facts - Top 198 Foods

Fruits

a banana, an apple, an orange, a peach, apricots, butternut squash, lemon, grapes, watermelon, strawberries, green grapes, kiwi, blueberries, zucchini, figs, honeydew, eggplant, dates, olives, a pear, coconut, cranberries, pomegranate, a mango, pineapple, cherries, cantaloupe, grapefruit, tangerine, nectarines, raisins, plums, tomatoes, chili peppers, chilis, peppers, avocado, cucumber, summer squash, winter squash, papaya, prunes

Vegetables

leeks, turnip greens, swiss chard, mustard greens, yams, fennel, artichokes, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, green beans, brussel sprouts, cabbage, sweet potato, a potato, carrots, lettuce, iceberg lettuce, spinach, shiitake mushrooms, celery, salad, mushrooms, potatoes, baked potato, onions, asparagus

Seafood

salmon, cod, sardines, shrimp, tuna, fish, tuna salad, halibut, sea bass, scallops

Drinks

coffee, apple juice, cranberry juice, red wine, skim milk, white wine, wine, milk, beer, alcohol, coke, soy milk, whole milk, prune juice, tea, a shake, coconut milk, orange juice

Nuts and Seeds

chia seeds, sunflower seeds, pecans, pumpkin seeds, hazelnuts, nuts, almonds, sesame seeds, walnuts, cashews, peanuts

Beans and Lentils

soybeans, pinto beans, kidney beans, lentils, black beans, lima beans, navy beans, beets, beans, garbanzo beans

Meat

beef, steak, deer, bacon, chicken, fried chicken, turkey, turkey breast, chicken breast, meatloaf, ham, lamb, sausages

Fast Foods

french fries, pizza, a slice of pizza, hot dog, hamburger, a cheeseburger, a big mac

Dairy and Cheese

ricotta, yogurt, cottage cheese, an egg, egg whites, goats cheese, cheddar, cheddar cheese, cheese, hard boiled egg, feta cheese

Bread, Rice, Grains and Pasta

rye, millet, flaxseed, barley, buckwheat, whole wheat bread, a bagel, white bread, bread, quinoa, corn, spaghetti, rice, pasta, brown rice, white rice

Spreads, Sauces and Herbs

hummus, mayonnaise, butter, peanut butter, soy sauce, thyme, basil, rosemary, pepper, coriander, dill, parsley

Sweets, Desserts and Snacks

popcorn, chips, nachos, a granola bar, saltine crackers, cheesecake, jello, ice cream, doughnuts, chocolate

Breakfast Cereal

granola, cheerios, oatmeal

Miscellaneous

spirulina, honey, sugar, brown sugar, tofu, olive oil, garlic, tempeh


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