Dreams and entrepreneurship
Our journey starts in the 1980s, from the opening of a pizzeria. From that small workshop, the artisanal pasta factory Antica Madia was born in 2000.
In the second half of the 1980s we took the first step: I, Mariagrazia Giacosa, and my husband Ivo Tedesco decided to open a pizzeria in Alba.
The star of the kitchen is, unexpectedly, fresh pasta, prepared every day together with my mother in the restaurant’s small workshop – first among them the tajarin.
Time and experience bring confirmation: the whole family shares a bond with pasta, we are curious about it, we are passionate about it. This leads to the idea of changing path and opening a pasta factory.
Thus in 2000, in Diano d’Alba, we open Antica Madia, a family-run artisanal pasta factory.