How to open a pasta factory

Opening an artisan pasta factory for the production of fresh pasta, dry pasta or gluten-free pasta is a business that has grown exponentially in recent years. People are focusing more and more on healthy eating and natural products, often choosing fresh and artisanal products, such as homemade pasta.

Courses on how to open a pasta factory

It is essential to have an in-depth knowledge of everything related to the pasta sector, which is why E-MAC professional has introduced courses for professional pasta makers which teach you how to produce pasta in all its various shapes and types.

Professional fresh pasta machines

A room for an ideal pasta factory is about 35-100 square meters and is located in a locality with a catchment area of about 5000 inhabitants.

Bureaucracy involved in opening a pasta factory

To open a pasta factory, the following administrative permits are required:

  • Warranty of the applicant’s suitability for running a food business
  • Warranty of the applicant’s suitability for carrying out the administration of a food and beverage business
  • HACCP certification for food hygiene
  • A VAT number
  • Registration in the Business Register (in the local Chamber of Commerce)
  • Authorisation by the ASL/ATS (local health authority)

The total investment needed to open a pasta factory is estimated to be between €20,000 and €80,000. Obviously, these figures are for guidance only, and the actual cost will vary according to the type of product you produce and the production quantity you want to offer.

Estimates of the cost of opening a pasta factory

Get in touch with our sales team for a free estimate.
We will provide you with all the information you need to open a pasta factory, in particular, helping you to define and develop:

  • The layout and plan of the pasta factory
  • A business plan for opening a pasta factory
  • The machinery and equipment required
  • Rental and financing options

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You will be contacted as soon as possible by our sales team who will help you through the steps you need to follow.