Pasta

PASTA EVOLUTION

From daily meals up to gourmet preparations, pasta is the most versatile, loved and familiar food on our tables. Its history, ancient and millenary, can be traced back to the origins of civilization when man abandoned nomadic life, devoted himself to agriculture and began to cultivate wheat, the precious cereal which, mixed with water, could be flattened into thin doughs and cooked on hot stone.

PASTA HISTORY

Scientific Consensus Statement

Twenty scientists and health professionals from nine countries drew up the 12-point Scientific Consensus Statement on healthy pasta meals in 2015. To date, the Scientific Consensus Statement has been signed by 29 scientists from 11 different countries in the world.

5 GOOD REASONS TO LOVE PASTA

From the Scientific Consensus Statement a program was born, with the purpose of reinforcing five good reasons consumers can continue to enjoy pasta as a delicious part of a healthy eating plan, keeping weight under control and preventing disease.

#01 Pasta is good for you and the planet

#02 Pasta is the cornerstone of the Mediterranean Diet

#03 Pasta is energy that keeps you fuller for longer

#04 Pasta does not make you fatPasta does not make you fat

#05 Pasta is tasty and brings people together

A SPECIAL DAY FOR ALL PASTA LOVERS
UNITED TO CELEBRATE THE CARBONARA, A RECIPE FAMOUS ALL AROUND THE WORLD

A PRESTIGIOUS EVENT DEDICATED TO PASTA,
SYMBOL OF EATING WELL, MADE OF RESEARCH AND BASE OF MEDITERRANEAN DIET

IPO HELPS YOU TO DISCOVER PASTA, ITS HEALTHFULNESS AND ALL THE RECIPES TO ENJOY IT

ALL About Pasta

Neuroscience: eating pasta makes you happy Italian research scientifically proves its “smile effect”

Imagine the emotions triggered by a win at the Olympics, a goal in a national football match or a winning shot at Wimbledon. Our brain interprets all these in the … Continue reading “Neuroscience: eating pasta makes you happy Italian research scientifically proves its “smile effect””

Valentine’s Day: Pasta is Good for the Heart

On Valentine’s Day, we’re here to tell you about the benefits of pasta for heart’s health and why its positive impact on the body is an act of love for … Continue reading “Valentine’s Day: Pasta is Good for the Heart”

Pasta and Legumes: Allies for a Healthy and Zero-Waste Diet

In recent years, the environmental impact of pasta, from production to consumption, has significantly decreased: water consumption has decreased by 20%, corresponding carbon dioxide emissions by 21%, and recovered waste … Continue reading “Pasta and Legumes: Allies for a Healthy and Zero-Waste Diet”