A vision is born
The grandmother’s comment inspired Doug’s passion to add value by transforming his prized durum wheat into high quality semolina perfect for fresh pasta. He purchased land on the outskirts of Tamworth and imported a state-of-the-art, computerised durum mill from Italy – at the time, the first of its kind in the southern hemisphere. It was completed in 2007 and set Bellata Gold apart as a boutique miller with a semolina that gives fresh pasta makers a product of perfect taste, colour, texture and consistency.
Doug’s legacy is a vision that continues to inspire his adult children (and emerging grandchildren) who follow the family tradition with pride.
The company’s philosophy is simple:
to grow the best, mill the best and provide the best.