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About Us

We offer the widest variety to satisfy every Canadian’s love of pasta.

Since its founding in 1867, Catelli® pasta has grown and evolved with Canadians. Today, we offer all different kinds of pasta to suit the changing tastes and needs of Canadian families. With a range that covers everything from traditional white pasta to options that are gluten-free or fibre-enriched, we make it easy for everyone to love pasta.

Our History

1867 Carlo Onorato Catelli opens his pasta plant on Saint Paul Street in Old Montreal.
1920 Mechanization allows Catelli to expand its product line.
1960 Catelli releases complete pasta meals in a can.
1971 Catelli expands, moves into a bigger building and gets a new look.
1975 Catelli installs the largest and most advanced pasta line in North America (Montreal) to keep up with increased consumer demand for pasta products
1984 Catelli answers Canadians' nutritional needs by being the first to enrich its pasta products.
1988 Catelli EXPRESS oven-ready lasagne and cannelloni help Canadians quickly prepare what were traditionally time-consuming pasta dishes
1989 Catelli continues to celebrate being a part of Canadian families
1993 In response to consumer calls for even healthier products, Catelli launches HEALTHY HARVEST, a line of whole grain wheat pasta products rich in fibre
1997 Catelli is the first in Canada to introduce specialty tri-coloured and flavoured pastas under the brand name Catelli BISTRO. These colourful pastas add contemporary flair and "entertainability" to pasta dishes.
2007 With 2 ½ times more fibre than regular white pasta, Catelli SMART helps Canadian families add more fibre to their diets while enjoying the great taste of traditional white pasta.
2013 To provide a delicious alternative for those who follow a Gluten Free diet, Catelli launches a new line of Gluten Free pasta, made with a unique blend of four grains that delivers delicious taste and smooth texture.
2015 Catelli launches Ancient Grains, a pasta made with 100% whole grain Canadian wheat and five ancient grains.
2016 As Canadian families’ dietary needs evolve, Catelli launches SMART VEGGIE and SUPERGREENS to deliver nutritious pasta made with veggies.
2017 Catelli celebrates its 150th Anniversary.
















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