Aida Almanza, left, and Paula Martinez, both of Vineland, stuff shells with cheese at Conte's Pasta in Buena Borough. The local fresh pasta company is expanding operations with a new building that will increase their footprint five times. Their success with gluten-free pasta is a driving force of the expansion.
Conte's Pasta is available is many shapes and sizes; and now the Buena Borough-based company is focusing on gluten-free pasta.
Large shells for stuffing are made at Conte's Pasta in Buena Borough. When Michael Conte decided to use his mother’s recipes, the one she brought along with her family to America 40 years ago, to manufacture and sell pasta nearly 20 years ago, gluten free pasta wasn’t even a consideration. Now it's the reason for expansion.