Known as the grain " chosen race " was used and cultivated in the 30's and 40's in Puglia and Basilicata . Its name comes in honor of Abruzzo Raffaele Senatore Cappelli . For decades it was the most widespread crop , up to the spread of the most productive varieties.
We will cultivate it today with great passion and love for our land and for our agriculture.WHEAT
" Se gli uccelli conoscessero il grano in Puglia non si mieterebbe. "
Cultivars of wheat "ancient "
In wheat Senatore Cappelli are : vitamin E, vitamin B complex , pantothenic acid ( or vitamin B5 ) and folic acid , beta-carotene , iron, magnesium, calcium , iodine and selenium.
Senatore Cappelli is suitable for intolerances to gluten and allergies : this is because the wheat Senatore Cappelli is free from any contamination by mutagenesis.
Senatore Cappelli wheat is used to make pasta , but also some traditional breads , such as the one that enjoys the recognition of Matera IGP (Typical Geographic Indication).
No loss of genetic manipulation techniques of modern agriculture , which sacrifice flavor and traditional content for higher returns.
Wheat Senatore Cappelli , despite being high (about 150-160 cm ) , late and susceptible to rust and to lodging , was very successful thanks to its wide adaptability , its hardiness and excellent quality of its bran.
Senatore Cappelli pasta can be a better food , than other pastas , in case of intolerance or allergies.Shop