Vinegar Bottling Capabilities

Pastorelli Food Products bottles million gallons of vinegar every year in their downtown Chicago bottling facility. As a fourth generation, family-owned company, we are nimble and flexible with short lead …

Demand Grows for Less Processed Oils

Consumer demand is growing for minimally processed foods, and for more transparency from food companies and restaurants alike. In a response to this demand, Pastorelli Food Products offers a Non-GMO …

Ingredient Profile: Pecorino Romano Cheese

The name Pastorelli translates from Italian to “little shepherd.” Perhaps, then, the Pastorelli family’s long history with Pecorino Romano cheese, the sharp, salty sheep’s milk cheese, was fate. It all …

Bagged vs. Canned Pizza Sauce

There are a lot of things to consider when deciding whether to use bagged or canned pizza sauce for your restaurant. The Pastorelli family has been involved in tomato packing …

Heirloom Tomato Margherita

Margherita Pizza originated in Naples, Italy. As the legend goes, the Neapolitan Pizza maker Raffaele Esposita created the “Pizza Margherita.” The pizza was served to honor the Queen Consort of Italy, …

Pizzette alla Puttanesca

Pungent and spicy, Puttanesca sauce was invented to awaken the senses and lure customers off the streets with its persuasive aroma. In this pizza version, the zestiness of Pastorelli’s sauce …

Pizza all’Amatriciana

Sugo all’amatriciana is a traditional sauce from the Lazio region of Italy. It consists of tomatoes, Pecorino Romano cheese, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, guanciale (cured pork cheek) and onions. Because …