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Make our family favorites your family favorites

Italian Pepe Bucato

Pepe Bucato is the traditional pasta cut for the beloved Italian comfort food known as “Pastina”.

Marinated Mushrooms

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

Italian Pastina

Our Pastina is the “Stelline” cut which is Italian for ‘little stars’.  It is the perfect pastina (small pasta) for soups and stews.

Castelvetrano Olives

Castelvetrano olives are harvested young, which accounts for their small size, bright green color and uniquely nutty and buttery flavor.

What is
Kitchen Ready?

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.

Holidays Main Courses Pasta & Risotto Vegetarian

Creamy Pimento Mac and Cheese

Antipasti, Starters, & Snacks Cinco de Mayo Vegetarian

Seven Layer Skillet Dip

Easy Weeknight Main Courses Pasta & Risotto Vegetarian

Italian Pastina

Main Courses Pasta & Risotto

Marry Me Chicken, Pastene Style

Easy Weeknight Gluten Free Healthy Eats Salads, Dressings & Marinades Vegetarian

Warm Brussels Sprouts and Apple Salad

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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