RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Pasta, whose day is celebrated worldwide today, October 25th, is present in 99.3 percent of Brazilian homes, pointed out a survey by the Brazilian Association of Cookie, Pasta, Pastry, and Baked Goods Industries (ABIMAPI).
Brazil is the third-largest pasta producer in the world, according to a study by the International Pasta Organization (IPO). Brazil loses only to Italy and the United States.
As for consumption, however, the average Brazilian consumes about 6 kg of pasta per person, per year, well below Italy, where consumption is the highest in the world and reached 25.3 . . .