Inspired by the currently dormant Vesuvius volcano that towers over Naples and dominates the surrounding area, vesuvio pasta is a fabulous modern pasta shape that looks beautiful and holds sauces really well. Vesuvio pasta is a short pasta with a larger base gradually spiraling up to a thinner tip. Some people also say it looks like a spinning top!
Pastificio Faella was founded in 1907 by Gaetano Faella. He devoted himself body and soul to centuries of art in Gragnano. Knowing how to make good durum wheat semolina pasta. In 1919, under the management of his son Mario Faella, the small company Pastificio Faella moved to its current headquarters in Piazza Marconi, better known as Piazza S. Leone. Pastificio Faella is continued today by the grandchildren with unchanged passion, skill and commitment.
Thanks to the ancient history of pasta, the name Pasta di Gragnano has been recognized as a Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) at European level since October 2013.
Faella Vesuvio di Gragnano