P.G.I. is a trademark of the European Union that helps guarantee the product's quality. Moreover, P.G.I. products have to comply with strict production specifications
Casarecce look like small rolls of parchment, folded towards the tip in a characteristic "gutter" which collects the sauce right down to the last drop.
The dough is made using slow bronze drawing semolina and water from Monti Lattari which allows the pasta to be porous and so to better soak in sauces.