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Make our family favorites your family favorites

Marinated Mushrooms

Pastene’s baby button mushrooms are marinated in a mouth-watering blend of oil, vinegar, and fresh herbs.

Marinated Artichoke Hearts

Our artichoke hearts are quartered and marinated in oil and spices.

Italian Tomatoes

Picked and packed in the Salerno region of Italy, Italian tomatoes are known the world over for their exquisite flavor and texture.

Italian Farfalline

“Farfalline” is Italian for ‘butterflies’. Produced in Italy from the finest durum semolina, it is slow-dried to maintain its natural texture and consistency, ensuring the perfect al dente.

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Get straight to the good stuff with Pastene’s selection of kitchen-ready tomatoes. Peeled, ground, and fresh-packed, we’ve taken all the work out of it. All you have to do is open and enjoy!

You Say Tomato.
We Say San Marzano.

San Marzano tomatoes are known for their low acidity, sweet, savory flavor, and ruby-red complexion. From master chefs to first-time…


Crave-Worthy Recipes

From Sunday dinner to Taco Tuesday, find the perfect recipe for your next favorite dish.

Antipasti, Starters, & Snacks Holidays Vegetarian

Party Pesto Pinwheels

Holidays Main Courses Soups


Main Courses Pasta & Risotto Vegetarian

Vegetable Lasagna – Staff Favorite

Dessert Holidays Vegetarian

Olive Oil Bundt Cake

Antipasti, Starters, & Snacks

Pastene Charcuterie Board

Who we are

Pastene - Quality Foods Since 1874

What started in 1848 as a modest pushcart operation out of Boston’s North End has grown into one of North America’s oldest family-run businesses. Over 172 years, we have continued to hone our craft and grow alongside generations of customers. A lot has changed over the years, but the one thing that remains is our family’s commitment to quality. Rich tradition, family atmosphere, commitment to our community, and pride in our product is what continues to inspire us year after year.

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