Products - Pastificio del Colle offers wide set of products
The mission of “Pastificio del Colle” is to eat healthy, offering a
high quality product, thanks to an accurate selection of raw
materials, of incomparable quality. We pay attention to the selection
of raw materials, using very high quality of durum wheat and only
natural colors, like paprika if red or orange, turmeric if yellow,
purple or pink if beet, cuttlefish ink if black, spinach if green or
greenish, spirulina if blue or blue.
Our products are classified in different production techniques:
- - WHITE PASTA MADE WITH BRONZE DIES;
- - NATURAL COLOURED PASTA MADE WITH BRONZE DIES;
- - HANDMADE PASTA;
- - FLAVOURED PASTA;
- - GIANT PASTA;
- - ZODIAC SIGNS;
- - SPECIAL SHAPES (News)
Work process of our pasta
"Pastificio del Colle" prefers artisanal techniques, working manually
the dough or using bronze dies that make a rough pasta, so ideal to
Working phases are different:
Misture, Kneading and Drawning
Raw materials (durum wheat and water) are mixed in amounts that vary
depending on the format to be produced and are processed with the
addition of natural coloured powders. After this phase, the dough is
pushed by cochlea through the bronze dies, which give the final format
to the dough. While, for formats multicolored handmade, there is a
lengthy procedure manual procedure of dough to special sizes.
The phase of slow drying at low temperature is used to dry the product
making him keep all the organoleptic content of the durum wheat.
Drying occurs at a temperature of about 38°, in such a way as to
reduce the amount of humidity until it reaches 12.50%. After a period
of stabilization on the frames, the pasta is ready to be packaged.
The packaging stage of pasta is done manually for handmade formats in
transparent food bags and automatically for pasta made with bronze
dies. Subsequently, the envelopes are placed in boxes and sealed with
the mark of Pastificio del Colle.