Questions and Answers

IS KAMUT TOLERATED BY CELIACS?
No, because it contains gluten.

WHY IS BETTER TO CONSUME UN-LEAVENED PRODUCTS?
Yeast is a microorganisms capable of causing intestinal fermentation: it does provides vitamins, folic acid and minerals, but also purines which are nitrogenous substances that slow down the process of metabolism, thus fatiguing the liver and kidneys. Foods without yeast are easier to digest and prevent abdominal bloating.

WHY CHOOSING ORGANIC FOOD?
Organic food are synonymous with a healthy diet: organic products are never in contact with pesticides and chemicals that are harmful to humans and the environment, while maintaining the balance between minerals and vitamins. Analysis carried out on foods from organic farming showed higher values of vitamins and minerals compared to main conventional cultivations.
Organic products do not contain preservatives, coloring agents, and genetically modified organisms. In addition, organic foods are subjected to strict controls at every stage of their production by specific organization, to certify the genuinity.

WHAT MEANS “TRACING” IN FOOD?
The term “tracing” in food means the ability to trace the path of a specific food through all stages of production, processing and distribution. The policy of Antica Cucina Bio is the purchase of only certified raw materials while producing and delivering its goods within strict procedures.

WHY WE DO NOT RECOMMEND USING THE MICROWAVE FOR OUR PRODUCTS
The use of the microwave is not recommended in order to keep the best texture of our products, so we advise to finish cooking them in the conventional manner, as required by tradition.

WHY ORGANIC PRODUCTS ARE MORE PERISHABLE THAN CONVENTIONAL ONES?
Organic products do not contain preservatives nor additives, and therefore tend to decay faster than conventional ones, especially in warm weather. It is important to store them properly in a cool environment and and to consume them in a short time after opening the protective packaging.

IS IT TRUE THAT ORGANIC PRODUCTS HAVE LESS CALORIES THAN CONVENTIONAL ONES?
No, the calorie intake is the same.