A Swiss specialty locally called bread flute as their shape resembles a flute. The Organic Bread Flutes with Sesame and Olive Oil, are delicious, crunchy, traditional Italian breadsticks. Low in fat, they are sprinkled with sesame seeds. They were one of the first products developed by family-owned company Cornu SA.
The grissini sesame breadsticks with olive oil are vegan, organic and do not contain palm oil or GMOs. These sesame and olive oil Grissinis are a fine bakery product. They were one of the first products developed by masterbaker André Cornu, founder of the family-owned company Cornu SA.
Today the Cornu Family from Champagne in Switzerland is the market leader in the production of High Quality aperitf snacks. Their latest brand La Fabrique blends quality and authenticity with perfect harmony. Some recipes go back to 1934, and were created by masterbaker André Cornu.
The method of production has been automated since "André Cornu" but was never industrialized. It remains an artisanal product of the highest quality as per André's wishes.
Health and environment: Organic, Vegan, No Palm Oil, No GMOs.
History of the Bread Flute (grissini): The first mention of flutes (in the food context) that was found in Switzerland appears in a Neuchâtel cookbook entitled La pâtisserie à la maison (1891). These flutes were made of leavened dough, the same one that was used for milk rolls.
The research conducted by the Glossary of patois of the French-speaking Switzerland in the first decade of the 20th century found a single mention of flute, from the canton of Vaud (Les Ormonts), the definition was not very explicit ("elongated roll").
Food Pairing The Grissini Sesame Breadsticks With Olive Oil are popular and almost irreplaceable on so many occasions: at home when welcoming guests, tea time, aperitifs, conferences, vernissages, and other official assemblies. The Grissini bread straws accompany perfectly champagne, wine, beer, and other beverages. This finger food is also savored as is.
Storage Advice Store in a cool and dry place. Once open they are best kept in a cool dry place, preferably in an airtight package, protected from light.