PASTA CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF GLOBAL POPULARITY ON WORLD PASTA DAY 2018

Since 1998, countries around the globe have celebrated World Pasta Day, a holiday that unites pasta lovers in their passion for pasta.  Again this year on October 25th, pasta fans around the world joined famous chefs, restaurants, families and friends to enjoy their favourite pasta meals

Dubai is the breathtaking venue of a special 20th anniversary international gathering that included pasta makers, industry members, scientists, media and other opinion leaders, organized by the International Pasta Organization (IPO), Italian Association of Confectionary and Pasta Industries (AIDEPI), and Italian Trade Agency (ITA), focused on the healthful and great-tasting aspects of pasta, as well as its growing and enduring popularity around the world.
 
Moderated by Tom Urquhart, Radio and TV presenter, World Pasta Day featured information and thought sharing from renowned pasta makers, industry members, scientists, media and other opinion leaders, as well as in-depth research analysis related to the healthful and nutritional aspects of pasta and its place as part of the gold-standard Mediterranean Diet.
 
Experts discussed the pasta market trends, its high nutritional value, its accessibility and adaptability to all populations and world cultures and, of course, its incredible taste and versatility, during three panel discussions:
 
PASTA IS A GLOBAL FOOD
PASTA IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH
PASTA IS TASTY AND BRINGS PEOPLE TOGETHER
 
 
Visit the World Pasta Day website for more info for highlights about the event
Click here for the press release.
 

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