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Factories charged with selling fake Gragnano pasta

Ten tons of pasta seized by police in fraud investigation

04 March, 19:50
Factories charged with selling fake Gragnano pasta (ANSA) - Gragnano (Naples), March 4 - Three pasta factories in the town of Gragnano, near Naples, were charged with commercial fraud after police on Tuesday found they were not producing the pasta in their factories as claimed but instead, were buying it from other companies located elsewhere in Italy.

Known internationally for high standards and traditional recipes and production methods, Gragnano pasta is shipped worldwide and fetches higher than average prices.

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