Campofilone pasta tour, at the pasta factory!
In Campofilone, a small farming village in the green heart of Le Marche, discover how we make Campofilone egg pasta, preserving the recipes and traditions of the oldest women in the village.
What you’ll do
- Visit the pasta factory in Campofilone
- Discover the different stages of pasta production
- Follow how Campofilone egg pasta is made!
Price per person: € 18
What to expect
We will welcome you in the pasta factory where we produce the famous Campofilone egg pasta and we will tell you what makes our farm unique: the 100% Marche closed chain, traceability and food safety, maintaining a strong link between the agricultural tradition of our land and innovation.
We will discover how our raw materials are processed inside the pasta factory using a traditional processing system at a controlled temperature that never exceeds 36° C and how Campofilone egg pasta is dried for 24 hours (48 hours for some shapes). This makes the pasta light, easy to digest and with a low glycemic index.
|Where||Campofilone, Fermo – 50 min from Ascoli Piceno and Ancona|
|When||Tuesday to Friday – duration 30 minutes|
|Language||Italian, English and Spanish|
|What’s not included||
Price per person: € 18 – min. 2 people
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The Food Expert:
In our 120-hectare farm, we produce all the raw materials that we need for pasta production. There is no “perfect recipe” for our semolina: we grow the grains respecting the soil resting cycles, paying strong attention to fertilisation, especially the organic one, choosing Non-GMO, local and resistant grains. We raise about 6,000 hens, living on the ground, in a ventilated and dry space.
Cancellation policy: all bookings for the Campofilone egg pasta experience can be cancelled within 3 days from the start date of the experience. Read the Terms and Conditions.
In Campofilone, a small farming village immersed in the green of Le Marche, the hills are designed by alternating wild areas, orchards and huge monochromatic cereal fields, which extend along the slopes of the hills, a territory suited to biodiversity.
In our 120-hectare farm, we produce all the raw materials that we need for pasta production. There is no “perfect recipe” for our semolina: we grow the grains respecting the soil resting cycles, paying strong attention to fertilisation, especially the organic one, choosing Non-GMO, local and resistant grains. From summer harvest, durum wheat is matured in refrigerated silos to avoid mould and impurities. We raise about 6,000 hens, living on the ground, in a ventilated and dry space. We feed them with cereals from our food chain and respecting their life cycles, so to obtain high quality eggs, which give our egg pasta an intense, delicate yellow colour and a high protein quality.
Our processing is slow and artisanal. Low temperature bronze extraction and slow drying under 36° C are our strengths. Thanks to this method, pasta is not a heavy dish: it is light, digestible and with a low glycaemic index.
Maccheroncini di Campofilone PGI
Campofilone egg pasta is an ancient tradition. The most famous episode is linked to the Trento Council: on that occasion, in 1560, a dish consisting of very thin strips of pasta made with flour and eggs from Campofilone was offered. In Campofilone peasant farmers used to make this pasta when they needed to preserve large quantities of eggs produced by the hens raised in their yards.