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World Pasta Day

Thursday, October 25, 2012

World Pasta Day

When : Always October 25th

World Pasta Day is today. It should come as no surprise to discover that this special day promotes the consumption of pasta around the world. It seeks to increase awareness of the benefits of pasta.

Each year on World Pasta Day, events are held to help spread the world about pasta and it's nutritional value. The National Pasta Association and pasta manufacturers sponsor these events and activities.

On World Pasta Day, pile up your plate, with a big dish of pasta and your favorite sauce!

Origin of World Pasta Day:
World Pasta Day was established as an annual event at the first World Pasta Congress held on October 25, 1995 in Rome, Italy. It is promoted by pasta manufacturers around the world.


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PATRICIAAK 10/25/2012 7:31PM


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HANSBRINK 10/25/2012 11:37AM

  Reminds me of when I used to run. The day before a race people would talk about carbo loading. It seemed to be just an excuse to eat a lot of pasta; and then pay for it on race day when you tried to run with a gut full of pasta from the previous night.

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PMAY0313 10/25/2012 8:22AM


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DMF2012 10/25/2012 5:04AM

    Excellent - I eat whole wheat pasta everyday!

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