This superior dried pasta has P.G.I. (Protected Geographical Indication), a trademark of the European Union which guarantees that a product has to comply with strict production specifications.
Calamarata liscia is thick pasta cut into rings, similar to sliced calamari. This unusual cut is typical of the area around Naples and the region of Campania.
The Gragnano pasta is made mixing durum wheat with water from Monti Lattari. The dough is forced through rough bronze forms and dried at low temperatures in the mountain air. This process make the pasta unique.