Montabello Pasta Organic Rigatoni Bag - 16 Oz
Established 1388. Italian macaroni product. Montebello is an Italian classic - A true artisan pasta that uses long forgotten. Old World techniques to create distinctive flavor and texture. Durum wheat semolina is organically grown on small family farms in the rolling hills overlooking the Adriatic Sea. The semolina is then carefully ground and combined with pure mountain spring water to produce a fine dough, which is extruded through hand-made bronze dies to create a rough texture. Instead of flash drying in ovens, the artisans of Montebello dry their prized pasta slowly in tradition drying rooms. These Old World practices produce a delicious hand crafted pasta with a unique porous texture that cooks evenly and hold sauces beautifully. Enjoy Montebello knowing that it is the finest pasta available. Buon appetito! Pasta made with dedication to the land and wildlife. Since 1388, the fields around the beautiful Montebello Monastery in Marche, Italy have been farmed without the use of synthetic agricultural chemicals. Over the centuries, natural cycles of crop rotation have nurtured an environment for healthy soils, beneficial insects and abundant wildlife. Today, we are proud that the region on Marche certified our land as a natural preserve. USDA organic. www.sprucefoods.com. Certified organic by Quality Assurance International. Certified Organic: Quality Assurance International. Food safe. Imported from Italy. Product of Italy.