Our Story

In 1881, a young boy emigrated from the small fishing village of San Fruttuoso, Italy, to the United States. His name would become synonymous with a kitchen cupboard staple and one of the most recognized brands in America: Ronzoni®.


Emanuele Ronzoni was in his teens when he got started in the macaroni trade in New York. Just eleven years after arriving in the U.S., he launched his own small macaroni company with a partner and, later, joined forces with two others to create the Atlantic Macaroni Company in Queens, NY.


In 1915, he went into business on his own, starting the company that still bears his name, the Ronzoni® Macaroni Company. By the time World War I ended, Ronzoni® and its famous Genoa-style, or fancy-cut shaped noodles, had firmly established itself as one of the best-known brands in the east.


New production plants were built in Long Island City, NY. By employing the latest manufacturing technologies of the day and committing to only quality ingredients, Ronzoni® became the number one pasta in the largest pasta market in the U.S., New York.


Emanuele Ronzoni was eventually succeeded by his son. The 1950s and 1960s marked periods of significant growth.Ronzoni® macaroni became available in most states along the eastern and western seaboards and Puerto Rico.


Ronzoni® is part of the Riviana Foods Inc. portfolio of pasta and rice brands. With pasta meal solutions for every taste and diet, we have something for your whole family. Enjoy the adventure and get creative! In addition to classic white pasta, we also produce:  gluten-free pasta, organic pasta, whole wheat pasta, noodles, high fiber pasta, veggie pasta, ancient grains pasta and reduced calorie pasta.

Our principal pasta brands include:  American Beauty®, Creamette®, Light 'n Fluffy®, Mrs. Weiss®, No Yolks®, Prince®, San Giorgio®, Skinner® and Wacky Mac®.