Peas

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Peas are a small green spherical seed or pod that are often eaten as a vegetable and available canned or frozen. This article is a comparison of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (carbon footprints) of various pea products. The pea products listed in WikiFootprints have GHG emissions ranging from about 0.11 to 0.25 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per 100 gram serving.[1]

Carbon Footprint[edit]

GHG Emissions from Peas
Product Carbon Footprint
per 100 g serving
(kg CO2e)[1]
Tesco Garden Peas in Water 142g (canned) 0.25
Tesco Garden Peas in Water 300g (canned) 0.18
Tesco Garden Peas in Water 538g (canned) 0.18
Tesco Value Garden Peas in Water 300g (canned) 0.13
Tesco Petits Pois in Water 200g (canned) 0.17
Tesco Petits Pois in Water 400g (canned) 0.11
Tesco Marrowfat Peas 142g (canned) 0.15
Tesco Mushy Peas 300g (canned) 0.11
Tesco Value Mushy Peas 300g (canned) 0.11
Tesco Marrowfat Processed Peas 300g (canned) 0.15
Tesco Marrowfat Processed Peas 539g (canned) 0.13
Tesco Value Marrowfat Processed Peas 300g (canned) 0.18
Tesco Garden Peas 1kg (frozen) 0.125
Tesco Petits Pois 1kg (frozen) 0.125
Tesco Value Peas 900g (frozen) 0.125
Country Store Garden Peas 907g (frozen) 0.15
Tesco Organic Petit Pois 500g (frozen) 0.23
Tesco Garden Peas 1.8kg (frozen) 0.14
Tesco Minted Peas 1kg (frozen) 0.18
Tesco Finest British Garden Peas 750g (frozen) 0.18

See also[edit]

  • Peas (canned) - comparison of the carbon footprints of canned pea products
  • Peas (frozen) - comparison of the carbon footprints of frozen pea products

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Product Carbon Footprint Summary. Tesco PLC, Aug. 2012. Web. 27 Nov. 2016. Archived