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durum wheat pasta

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The durum wheat “Senatore Cappelli” variety is defined “chosen race” among all of the many qualities of wheat present in the market; this ancestor of modern wheat, is used to produce Sabatelli organic pasta because:

  • The durum wheat 'Senatore Cappelli' variety is defined 'chosen race' among all of the many qualities of wheat present in the market; this ancestor of modern wheat, is used to produce Sabatelli organic pasta because.
  • The wheat plant has a height of about 1.80 metres (higher than common wheat plants), and contains higher percentages of lipids, amino acids, vitamins and minerals, as well as characteristics of high digestibility. The natural height of the plants allows us to eliminate the need for chemical fertilizers to promote growth.
  • Has never been subject to the genetic modification techniques of modern agriculture, that sacrifice traditional taste for higher production.'Senatore Cappelli' wheat is produced exclusively by organic agriculture in a hilly uncontaminated area in the Lucano hinterland (Calanchi), only 50 Km from the our factory. This short distance between cultivation area and production site allows the denomination for this production with the name “short chain”! The flour that is obtained from the grain is delivered to our company's production immediately after the milling.
  • The drying of our organic pasta occurs at low temperature (not more than 38°C!) for 50 hours. This simulation of the natural sun drying process gives Sabatelli pasta a wealth of aromas and integrity of vitamins and minerals.