• Privacy Policy NPA Privacy Policy Effective May 2018   In an effort to maintain efficient service while respecting the privacy of those who visit the NPA Web site (Site) and correspond electronically with NPA, NPA has created and posted the following privacy policy. This privacy policy is incorporated into and is a part of the Terms of Use of our Site.   Information Collection …

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  • COVID-19-Update: FDA Issues Best Practices for Retail Food Establishments and Food Delivery FSIS Issues Notice on Use of PPE by InspectorsDownload

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  • Terms and Conditions of Use   Effective June 2018   Welcome to the Web site of the NATIONAL PASTA ASSOCIATION (NPA). This site is provided as a service of NPA.   By using the NPA Web site (http://ilovepasta.org/), you agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use (Terms of Use). NPA reserves the right to change these Terms of Use from time to time. …

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  • Advertise and Educate with NPA The Member Education Committee is happy to announce the creation of  new educational and sponsorship opportunities for NPA webinars and Product Showcase webinars. These webinars are a great way to interact with the NPA member base throughout the year and show off new research or technologies. Slots are open for 2021. If you are interested please contact NPA …

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  • Membership Benefits of Membership We encourage the consumption of pasta by being the center of knowledge and promoting sound public policy to the consumer, the industry and the regulatory bodies because a sustainable pasta industry is vital to healthy diets. Learn more Why Join? Review the top reasons to be an NPA member. Download the brochure Our Members NPA members include pasta producers, …

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  • How to Join NPA Membership Since the first U.S. commercial pasta plant was founded in 1848, pasta makers have needed to collaborate on manufacturing, marketing and regulatory issues among industry players. The National Pasta Association, the U.S. trade association of pasta industry manufacturers and suppliers, meets this collaborative need. NPA offers three categories of membership… ManufacturersDry, fresh, and frozen pasta manufacturers, and value-added …

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  • Proccess/Policy Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) Free Daily Updates on COVID-19 from TAG (The Acheson Group) John Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center Department of Labor Economics Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Main Street Lending Program Tax Changes   Guidelines and ToolKits Department of …

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  • History Early History Pasta’s history is as varied as its shapes. While widespread consumption is documented from the 14th century, it is believed to have existed in some form in ancient China and Greece. And evidence of pasta dishes appeared in Italian recipe books in the early 1200s. New World With the expansion of the “New World,” pasta’s popularity boomed, and by the …

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  • Pasta is affordable, versatile, and popular, making it easy to cook yourself and please the whole family! WASHINGTON D.C. – The unprecedented interruption and devastation unleashed by COVID-19 left a lot of families learning the basics of cooking and gathering as many pantry staples as they could find in emptied out grocery stores. Pasta quickly proved once again to be a tried-and-true favorite …

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  • Membership Benefits of Membership The National Pasta Association facilitates pasta makers’ needs to collaborate on manufacturing, marketing and regulatory issues. Learn more Our Members NPA members include pasta producers, millers, ingredient suppliers, pasta retailers, food service companies, and pasta equipment manufacturers. View directoryEU members: update your privacy settings to receive NPA communications The History of Pasta Explore the progression from the early days of …

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