Traditional Gragnano pasta

Traditional Gragnano pasta

The ancient art of making pasta from durum wheat semolina has a very long tradition in Gragnano. The history of pasta on the “magic” hill of this little town, very close to Naples, started more than 500 years ago. This story begins around the middle of the...
Who really invented pasta?

Who really invented pasta?

….Chinese? Arab? Italian? The dispute over who really has the right to declare himself “inventor” of pasta is ancient. It all depends on what you mean talking about pasta. Dried pasta like spaghetti, pasta made by combining water and cereal flour or...
About wheat production: cultivation and trade

About wheat production: cultivation and trade

Wheat production is concentrated in a few countries, even if wheat plant is very robust and can adapt to a quite different environmental conditions. The most suitable environments for its growth are those with temperate climates and with rainfalls between 400 and 900...
International wheat production statistics

International wheat production statistics

What are the main wheat producing countries in the world? Everybody, once in a lifetime, has wondered it. Generally, we can say that wheat does grow all over the world. The main producers are the European Union, China, India, the United States, Russia, Canada,...