Pasta (dry)

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Dry pasta is a food product usually made from durum wheat flour and water or eggs and sold dry. This article is a comparison of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (carbon footprints) of various dry pasta products. The dry pasta products listed in WikiFootprints have GHG emissions ranging from about 0.17 to 0.36 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per 75 gram serving.[1]

Carbon Footprint[edit]

GHG Emissions from Dry Pasta Products
Product Carbon Footprint
per 75g serving
(kg CO2e)[1]
Tesco Lasagne 500g (dry) 0.170
Lasagne 250g (dry) 0.180
Tesco Value Lasagne Sheets 250g (dry) 0.180
Tesco Organic Lasagne 250g (dry) 0.190
Tesco Organic Wholewheat Lasagne 250g (dry) 0.190
Tesco Egg Lasagne 500g (dry) 0.200
Tesco Egg Lasagne Verdi 500g (dry) 0.200
Quick Cook Fusilli 500g (dry) 0.220
Quick Cook Spaghetti 500g (dry) 0.220
Tesco Farfalline Mini Pasta Bows 500g (dry) 0.220
Tesco Linguine Pasta 500g (dry) 0.220
Tesco Quick Cook Penne 500g (dry) 0.220
Tesco Tricolore Fusilli Pasta Twists 500g (dry) 0.220
Tesco Wholewheat Spaghetti 500g (dry) 0.220
Finest Linguine Pasta 500g (dry) 0.240
Lumache 500g (dry) 0.240
Riccioli 500g (dry) 0.240
Spaghetti 2kg (dry) 0.240
Tesco Conchiglie Pasta Shells 1kg (dry) 0.240
Tesco Conchiglie Pasta Shells 3kg (dry) 0.240
Tesco Conchiglie Pasta Shells 500g (dry) 0.240
Tesco Farfalle Pasta Bows 500g (dry) 0.240
Tesco Fusilli Pasta Twists 1kg (dry) 0.240
Tesco Fusilli Pasta Twists 3kg (dry) 0.240
Tesco Macaroni 1kg (dry) 0.240
Tesco Macaroni 500g (dry) 0.240
Tesco Organic Spaghetti 500g (dry) 0.240
Tesco Organic Wholewheat spaghetti 500g (dry) 0.240
Tesco Penne Pasta Quills 1kg (dry) 0.240
Tesco Penne Pasta Quills 3kg (dry) 0.240
Tesco Penne Pasta Quills 500g (dry) 0.240
Tesco Short Spaghetti 1kg (dry) 0.240
Tesco Short Spaghetti 500g (dry) 0.240
Tesco Tagliatelle 500g (dry) 0.240
Tesco Trattoria Fusilli 1kg (dry) 0.240
Tesco Trattoria Penne 1kg (dry) 0.240
Tesco Trattoria Spaghetti 1kg (dry) 0.240
Tesco Value Pasta Quills 500g (dry) 0.240
Tesco Wholefoods Spelt Fusilli 500g (dry) 0.240
Tesco Wholewheat Fusilli 500g (dry) 0.240
Tesco Wholewheat Fusilli Pasta Twists 500g (dry) 0.240
Tesco Wholewheat Penne 500g (dry) 0.240
Tripoline 500g (dry) 0.240
Value Spaghetti 500g (dry) 0.240
Finest Conchiglioni Rigati 500g (dry) 0.260
Finest Pennoni Rigati 500g (dry) 0.260
Finest Spaghetti 1kg (dry) 0.260
Tesco Casarecce Pasta 500g (dry) 0.260
Tesco Dischi Volanti 500g (dry) 0.260
Tesco Egg Spaghetti 500g (dry) 0.260
Tesco Organic Fusilli 500g (dry) 0.260
Tesco Organic Wholewheat Fusilli 500g (dry) 0.260
WholeFoods Multicereal Penne 500g (dry) 0.260
Wholefoods Pulse Spaghetti 500g (dry) 0.260
Finest Orecchiette 500g (dry) 0.280
Tesco Egg Paglia e Fieno 500g (dry) 0.280
Tesco Egg penne 500g (dry) 0.280
Tesco Egg Tagliatelle 500g (dry) 0.280
Tesco Finest Egg Fettuccine 250g (dry) 0.360

See also[edit]

  • Pasta - comparison of dry and fresh pasta products
  • Pasta (fresh) - comparison of fresh pasta products


  1. 1.0 1.1 Product Carbon Footprint Summary. Tesco PLC, Aug. 2012. Web. 26 Nov. 2016. Archived