The World Pasta Day is celebrated around the world on October 25. This year's World Pasta Day returns to Rome, where IPO (International Pasta Organisation) and AIDEPI (Association of the Italian Pasta and Confectionery Industries) will host a special event to celebrate the world's favourite food. The beginning of the celebrations is set for Monday' October 24, when a delegation of Italian pasta producers, led by Paolo Barilla , Chairman of AIDEPI , will meet the President of the talian Republic Giorgio Napolitano.
The morning of Tuesday 25 October will be dedicated to the conference "Pasta, global challenge. New markets and new consumers for food that is conquering the tables of the world" 
(Rome, Temple of Hadrian - Piazza di Pietra, at 9.30) . For the occasion, pasta producers, economists, opinion leaders and media around the world will celebrate an ancient food, rich in history, present on families' tables (and eating habits) in 5 continents and candidate to be the food of the future.


I.P.O. International Pasta Organisation Secretariat General c/o AIDEPI - Associazione delle Industrie del Dolce e della Pasta Italiane -
Viale del Poggio Fiorito 61 00144 Roma, Italia Tel. +39 06 8091071 Fax +39 06 8073186 -