When looking at the history and aims of the National Pasta Association (NPA), one of its goals is to encourage pasta consumption through its activities. However, this encouragement is only part of a much bigger project that includes the promotion of a healthy public policy not only for consumers, but also for companies and operators, since a sustainable pasta industry is also vital for a healthy diet. Why is eating pasta so important then? What are the implications for the health of humans and the planet as we talk more and more about sustainability?
A snapshot of the pasta industry and the prospects for a sector that is increasingly consistent with the needs of the planet.
The current scenario from which the Meeting starts
Based on these recurring questions, the Meeting of the National Pasta Association, the important international appointment that was held in Naples, Florida, at the beginning of March (from Sunday 6 to Tuesday 9), brought together the operators of the pasta production sector, to discuss in depth the condition of the pasta industry and everything that revolves around it, especially in view of the devastating effects of the pandemic on the sector