Once upon a time there were Arrigo and Egletina, two kids with an idea...

...they met at work. They spent the most of their days with their hands in the pasta dough: pastificio Barbieri had been their love nest.

They were so close and so dedicated to they work that they decided to turn it into a passion. Standing on their convinctions and sure of their possibilities, thanks to the techniques learnt during the years in the pasta factory, the 1956 was the year of turning point: Pastificio Andalini & Aleotti was born, a small artisan shop of fresh pasta in the historical city centre of Cento.


After more than 60 years their dream is still a solid reality: Pastificio Andalini.

Since 1956 we produce pasta with simple, natural and certified elements, combining traditions with new technologies and awareness.

Only eggs, water and wheat to prepare a good and genuine pasta like once it used to be. This is our story.

A long history linked to the territory


1956 Birth in Cento of Pastificio Andalini & Aleotti, a small homemade workshop in Cento city centre.
1962 Arrigo and Egletina convert their production from fresh to dry pasta and they move to a new small factory.
1967 Arrigo Andalini, searching for innovation linked to the territory, develops the assortment of pasta with new shapes, typologies and ingredients like “pasta with spinach”, “bronze-drawn maccheroni” and “tagliatelle in tray”.
1981 Massimo Andalini, son of Arrigo, after having achieved the necessary professional experience, takes over the activity. Birth of Andalini Massimo & C.
1992 The 90's are the years of innovation. Massimo and his team of collaborators continue to raise the qualitative and quantitative level of the production by building and working in a new and modern factory equipped with up to date technologies.
2001 Emilia is egg pasta as Apulia is to semolina pasta. Pastificio Andalini takes under its wing the Pastificio La Sovrana, in Canosa di Puglia, in order to express better the culture of Mediterranean pasta with the production of special pasta products of semolina.
2005 Accomplishment of the certifications CSQA UNI EN ISO 22000, IFS BRC, Organic (CCPB)
2010 The Pastificio Andalini reach with passion and dedication the goal of the third generation.
Simona Andalini, blonde and tough as the emilian dough, undertakes the lead of the Company as CEO.
2013 In the Pastificio, which has become Ltd., the winds of change are blowing: the brand is renewed as well as all the packaging, to enter into the competitive world of the 00's.
2016 The Pastificio Andalini celebrates "Andalini 6.0.", the big event that underlines the achievement of a great goal, 60 years of life, all with our hands in pasta.

Pastificio Andalini: the company


As of 1956 , Andalini produces pasta in Cento (Ferrara) according to the typical tradition of the Emilia region.
Cento is located in the center of Emilia, close to cities like Ferrara, Bologna and Modena where the traditional gastronomy of Emilia and the “egg pasta” were born.


From the heart of Emilia comes the egg pasta, produced with the respect of history and gastronomic culture of the territory, with the love for craftsmanship along with controls and the food safety of modern industry.


Canosa di Puglia

In 2001 Andalini purchased the local and artisanal pasta producer “La Sovrana di Puglia” in Canosa. The Puglia region is well known as the “wheat barn”, covers around 22% of the national production and has a very long tradition of processing wheat.
Therefore, Andalini has decided to purchase a site that has a long “wheat” tradition to offer also typical products from this part of Italy.


From Puglia, “Granaio d’Italia” (the granary of Italy), the culture of mediterranean pasta oriented to the production special cuts and organic pasta.

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Pastificio Andalini


Piazzale Arrigo Andalini, 1 - 44042 Cento (FE) - Italy
Tel. +39 051 685 65 11 - E-mail: info@andalini.it - P.I. 01306670389


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