Made with 100% Italian durum wheat semolina, those pasta will enhance your Italian cooking. Coming in a very nice packaging, those were brought to Metro Manila for you!
About Di Martino
The passion for pasta is embodied in the Di Martino family who have owned the pasta factory "pastificio" for over 100 years. The story of the Di Martino family has a protagonist, just like all other stories. Giuseppe Di Martino started the business that has produced pasta for three generations. Giuseppe started to acquire the techniques for making pasta while he was still a little child. He began working in a pasta factory in 1907 when he was just 10 years old; the proprietor of the business having no sons to carry on his tradition. The proprietor of the pasta firm eventually chose to sell Giuseppe his shares after he quickly established himself as a master of the craft. The Pastificio Di Martino that we know today was established in 1912 and was the first store you encountered while entering Gragnano.
Di Martino became "Pastificio Impero" during the Fascist era because it was required for businesses to change their names to demonstrate their support to the state. The female logo had to be "Aryan" and blonde, thanks to Giuseppe Di Martino. Many pasta factories experienced severe consequences during World War II. Castellammare served as a naval base, while Gragnano developed into a key area for storing food supplies. But the pasta factory was not spared, and the German troops left nothing for the Allies. As a result, the Di Martino family had to forage for food by picking off pieces of pasta that had become lodged between floor beams for a we
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