Close×

San Remo is adding gnocchi to its ready pasta portfolio, creating both a traditional and gluten free variety of the Italian dumpling-style pasta.

San Remo recognised gnocchi is often a pasta that can be “an art form to create from scratch at home” and developed its ready-made range with a preparation time of two minutes.

“We’re excited to launch our shelf-stable gnocchi range, providing something a little bit different to our portfolio of pasta products,” said San Remo chief marketing officer Erik de Roos.

“Gnocchi has historically been a niche product appealing primarily to Australians with Italian heritage but it’s becoming increasingly popular in all households.

This range underwent significant research and development resulting in this delicious, fluffy dumpling that can be partnered with a fresh, simple sauce or dressed up for a more adventurous meal.”

The San Remo gnocchi range will be available in supermarkets this month and has an RRP of $2.99 for the traditional range and RRP$5.50 for the gluten free variety.

Packaging News

In a move hailed as a circular economy game changer and praised by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Planet Ark, Nestlé has announced it will invest AU$3bn (CHF2bn) to shift from virgin plastic to food-grade recycled plastics.

Packaging and print businesses impacted by the fires will be able to claim a tax-free grant of up to $50,000 in a new initiative from the federal government.

Pact Group will divest its Contract Manufacturing division, in a move which CEO Sanjay Dayal says will simplify its portfolio and sharpen its focus on the core packaging business.