Per capita consumption in Germany (2014): approx. 8
kg / year
Pasta production in Germany (2014): 310000 tons
Pasta consumption in Germany (2014): ca. 640000 tons
From more than 100 different Pasta shapes, the
following are the most popular:
Pastas are arbitrarily shaped products, made from
cereal milling products with or without the use of
eggs and/or other ingredients by mixing, forms and
drying without applying a fermentation or baking
They are sometimes treated prior to drying with hot water or steam.
(Source: Guidelines for the production of pasta)
Durum wheat (Triticum durum) is a special type of
cultivated wheat and makes up about 10% of the total
It is grown in areas of southern Europe, North Africa, Asia Minor, North America and Australia.
Typical properties: hard, glassy grain, starch and pigment rich.
Spelt wheat, maize and whole meal wheat varieties are being increasingly used in the pasta industry
Drinking water meeting the regulations for rinking water