Latest Pasta Stories

2012-08-29 19:02:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers are turning dreams into a reality by attempting to create a better quality "super spaghetti." Next month, two research projects will kick off to create a better quality pasta that is more nutritious for you. The scientists from the Italian universities of Bari and Molise are looking at the fundamental role of cell walls in plants to determine how they might be better utilized. The teams will be looking at key aspects of...

2012-07-23 23:03:22

All Natural Greek Tomato Sauces Now In Oakland and Berkeley Lorton, VA (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 Kaldes Brothers Trading Company is proud to announce that the Pasta Shop of Oakland and Berkeley, CA has added Kaldi Tomato Sauces to their delicious selection of specialty food. The Pasta Shop has served as the East Bay's source for the best specialty groceries, the tastiest prepared foods, the finest cheeses and of course, the freshest handmade pasta. "The Bay Area loves Greek food and culture;...

Researchers Bend Radio Waves Into Pasta Shapes
2012-03-02 13:36:50

Researchers have solved the problem of radio congestion by twisting radio waves into the shape of fusilli pasta. Scientists reported in the Institute of Physics and German Physical Society's New Journal of Physics that this feat allows for a potentially infinite number of channels to be broadcast and received. A wave is able to twist a certain number of times in either a clockwise or anti-clockwise direction, allowing for several configurations. "In a three-dimensional perspective,...

2011-12-21 17:35:00

After 35 years in business, Strom Products Ltd signs agreement for brands NO YOLKS® and WACKY MAC® to be acquired by New World Pasta Bannockburn, IL (PRWEB) December 21, 2011 Privately held sales and marketing company Strom Products announced today the agreement to sell dry pasta brands NO YOLKS® and WACKY MAC®, along with related assets, to New World Pasta Company. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2011. Robert B. Strom, owner and chairman of Strom...

Super-spaghetti With Heart-healthy Label Now Possible
2011-09-15 07:33:47

  Consumers could soon see packages of pasta labeled "good source of dietary fiber" and "may reduce the risk of heart disease" thanks to the development of a new genre of pasta made with barley–a grain famous for giving beer its characteristic strength and flavor. The report appears in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Vito Verardo, Ana Maria Gómez-Caravaca and colleagues explain that barley, a grain that is an excellent source of fiber and...

2011-08-17 06:27:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Barilla, the Italian food company, is offering New Yorkers a Summer of Italy, a six-week celebration of authentic Italian food and culture, culminating in the first-ever Casa Barilla in the United States in New York's iconic Central Park. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110817/NY53612) On Wednesday, July 27, Barilla began presenting New Yorkers with everything Italian cuisine and culture has to offer via a variety of...

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