Pasta, the importance of quality wheat

Queen of Italian tables, pasta is increasingly an international product symbol of Made in Italy: every day in the world 75 million pasta dishes I am of Italian origin. In 2021, in fact, 61% of the national production of penne and fusilli was exported, equal to 2.2 million tons. This is what emerges from a research by Unione Italiana Food, on the occasion of World Pasta Day 2022 on 25 October.

Given the large consumption of this food, it is increasingly important that the pasta is of high quality. The grain selected is crucial. Too refined flours give only calories and low nutritional value.

Selected products, zero glyphosate

275871It is therefore important to opt for products with selected high quality grains. An example is Pasta Zarawho chose to work with a grain that has the least amount of chemicals. Hence the desire to revive the brand Bragagnolo pasta factoryon which the company particularly relies with the lens zero glyphosate. Pasta Bragagnolo is in fact produced only with Italian durum wheat semolina and has a percentage of glyphosate equal to zero, to guarantee the consumer a premium pasta.

«We decided to bring the Pastificio Braganolo brand back on the market, a historic brand of our company, wanting to give it the importance it deserves, creating a premium line» says the president Furio Bragagnolo. “We have started production with the new wheat harvest and we are preparing to enter the market in recent months”.

With this return, the pasta factory, born in 1898, wants to offer consumers a top-of-the-range pasta, with a quantity of gluten and protein higher than the market average. The goal is to position Pasta Bragagnolo in the premium range of the pasta sector, combining avant-garde with high craftsmanship.