Italy's De Cecco Sees 25% Growth in Demand For Pasta
Italian pasta maker De Cecco has seen a 25% growth in demand for its products in February and March, from home and abroad, as shoppers increasingly seek out consumer staples.
The company’s two factories in Fara San Martino and Ortona have churned out 340,000 tonnes of penne, tagliatelle and spaghetti in the last two months, 70,000 more than a year ago, the company said.
As a result, the company's goal to exceed €500 million in revenue within the next financial year appears to be more and more within reach, it said.
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