The many species of wheat make up the genus Triticum, part of the Poaceae or Gramineae family, which includes other cereals such as corn, barley, rice and rye. Cereals are grasses cultivated for the edible components of their grain (botanically, a type of fruit called a caryopsis), which, when ground, forms the basis of our diet.Read more
Although the grinding process has remained substantially unchanged over time, technological advances ensure food safety and hygiene standards are guaranteed as well as producing flours with different characteristics responding to the demands of the market.Find out more
Organic flours and organic semolina flour lend themselves to endless recipes in the kitchen: pasta, bread, desserts, biscuits, pizza, focaccia, sponges, crackers, breadsticks, crêpes, creams, thickeners for all types of sauces and so much more.Discover the recipes
“Pure Flour from Europe” is a program promoted by ITALMOPA (the Italian Association of Millers) and co-funded by the European Union that aims to promote the export of organic soft wheat and durum wheat flours and semolina flour made in the EU, in particular in Italy, to Canada and the USA.
Pure Flour from Europe is a program promoted by ITALMOPA (the Italian Association of Millers) and co-funded by the European Union directed to chefs, restaurant owners, hospitality professionals, consumers and opinion leaders in Canada and the USA.
Its aim is to promote the quality, versatility and uniqueness of European and Italian organic soft wheat and durum wheat flours and semolina flour, as well as provide suggestions on how to use them and recipes suitable for both professionals and home cooks.
The project will last 3 years and includes: meetings with distributors and hospitality professionals, trade events, and show cooking demos with top chefs who will prepare some of the most-loved European Italian dishes such as pasta, pizza and traditional breads and cakes.
The project also foresees advertising campaigns and social marketing, the participation in major trade fairs such as the Winter Fancy Food Show, Natural Products Expo West, International Pizza Expo, and Sial Canada and the organisation of an educational tour in Italy in 2023.
Flour is the most important ingredient of the Mediterranean diet as it has always been used for making pasta, bread, pizza and desserts.