Pasta (fresh)

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Fresh pasta is a food product usually made from durum wheat flour and water or eggs. This article is a comparison of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (carbon footprints) of various fresh pasta products. The products listed in WikiFootprints have GHG emissions ranging from about 0.2 to 0.3 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per 75 gram serving.[1]

Carbon Footprint[edit]

GHG Emissions from Fresh Pasta Products
Product Carbon Footprint
per 75g serving
(kg CO2e)[1]
Tesco Fresh Egg Lasagne 250g (fresh) 0.200
Tesco Gnocchi 500g (fresh) 0.240
Trattoria Verdi Fettuccine 500g (fresh) 0.240
Tesco Fresh Egg Fusilli 500g (fresh) 0.260
Tesco Fresh Pasta Shells 500g (fresh) 0.260
Tesco Fresh Egg Penne 500g (fresh) 0.260
Tesco Fresh Egg Spaghetti 500g (fresh) 0.260
Tesco Fresh Egg Tagliatelle 500g (fresh) 0.260
Tesco Fresh Egg Tagliatelle 250g (fresh) 0.280
Finest Free Range Egg & Spinach Linguine 400g (fresh) 0.300
Finest Tesco Red pepper & Chilli Tagliatelle 400g (fresh) 0.300
Tesco Fresh Egg Fusilli 250g (fresh) 0.300
Tesco Healthy Living Wholewheat Penne 500g (fresh) 0.300
Tesco Organic Tagliatelle 250g (fresh) 0.300

See also[edit]

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


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