• Tradition, Know How, Innovation

    Branca, a 40-year-old reality, pastry, bakery & deli products according to tradition.

    "IL GRAN LECCESE®" is a registered trademark of Branca. Branca is a frozen food company located in the region of Salento, which is specialized in pastry making, bakery & deli products.

  • Tradition, Know How, Innovation

    Branca, a 40-year-old reality, pastry, bakery & deli products according to tradition.

    The story began in the 70th with mr Michele Branca, a young country boy, who, decided to take up the career of pastry making. Since 2000, the company has been managed by the young generation, Andrea, Chiara and Luca, who have inherited from their father, Michele, the same zest and determination.

  • Tradition, Know How, Innovation

    Branca, a 40-year-old reality, pastry, bakery & deli products according to tradition.

    Father and Sons, have been able to combine the knowledge of the traditional art of pastry with increasingly innovative production techniques, which do not have, however, replaced the craftsmanship. All the final stages of the manufacturing process, are made strictly by hand.

  • Tradition, Know How, Innovation

    Branca, a 40-year-old reality, pastry, bakery & deli products according to tradition.

    Branca, is a real Italian story, which has its roots in the South of Italy, proud to bring to your table, everywhere, in Italy and worldwide, the unique and original taste of specialties “Made in Salento”, choosing with care the finest ingredients as well as the raw material.

  • Origin, modernity, Il Gran Leccese...!

    "Il Pasticciotto", a typical treat from Salento and its surrounding areas, made with a sweet crust and pastry cream

  • Origin, modernity, Il Gran Leccese…!

    In Salento, dessert is all about "Il Pasticciotto". It is the most typical, artisanal dessert, which origin comes from 18th century. In 1745, one day, a skilled pastry chef, mixed some short crust pastry with pastry cream in a oval shape. After cooking it in the oven, the pastry chef offered the sweet cake still hot to a pedestrian, who enjoyed a lot the taste so praised the pastry chef. From that day forward, "Il Pasticciotto" was a great success. It became the delight of Salento.

  • Origin, modernity, Il Gran Leccese…!

    Nowadays, after two centuries, the city of Lecce has named "Il Pasticciotto" as the typical Lecce cake, and it is listed on the national food product list of traditional foods by the Ministry of Political Agricultural Foods and Forestry

  • Origin, modernity, Il Gran Leccese…!

    "Il Pasticciotto" tasted hot, delights the palate, so, it emanates all the flavor and aroma of custard which blends perfectly with the crispness of the pastry.

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Il Gran Leccese
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Branca Gel S.r.l.

Branca Gel s.r.l.
via Prov.le Supersano
73042 CASARANO (LE)
Italy

Tel. e Fax. 0833.513779
info@brancagel.it
www.brancagel.it

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