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National Pasta Day

Pasta lovers unite! According to, Pasta is a type of noodle of traditional Italian cuisine, with the first reference dating to 1154 in Sicily and first attested in English in 1874. Typically, it is made from unleavened dough of durum wheat flour that is mixed with water or eggs and formed into sheets or various shapes. It can then be served fresh or dried to be stored for later use. Pasta Facts:

  • Dried and fresh pasta come in a number of shapes and varieties.

  • There are 310 specific forms known variably by over 1300 names having been recently documented.

  • In Italy, names of specific pasta shapes or types vary with locale.

  • Example: Cavatelli is known by 28 different names depending on the region and town.

FTS Facts:

  • We've been family owned and operated in St. Louis since 1991

  • There are 6 specific styles of vehicles driven by over 40 drivers in our fleet.

  • Tractor Trailers (48'&53' Flats, Dry Vans)

  • Box Trucks (24')

  • Hot Shot/Goose Neck & Dock High Flatbeds (24',26',35'&40')

  • Pick Up Trucks (6' & 8' beds)

  • Cargo/Sprinter Vans

  • Pick Up Trucks with Pipe Racks.

  • We do Hazmat deliveries across town, or across the country.

  • We have the most flexible fleet in the area to take care of your same day expedited shipping needs!

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