History

1882:Giovanni Bastista Laneri arrives in Fort Worth Texas. Through wise investments, he prospers in the liquor and grocery business.
1894:Louis Bicocchi runs a successful grocery store on Jennings Avenue near downtown Fort Worth Texas.
1899:Bicocchi and Laneri create the Fort Worth Macaroni Company with Laneri as president.
1905:The company incorporates and moves to its location at what was then the intersection of Daggett and Vickery. The building - a converted carriage house - is enlarged and modernized over the years. The Fort Worth Macaroni Company ships pasta products  over the greater Southwest from its railroad siding.
1935:Giovanni Laneri dies. His nephew takes over management of the company. Four generations of the Laneri family owned and operated the business, ending in 2009 

1959:The company changes its name to O.B. Macaroni reflecting the importance of its "Our Best" line of pasta products.

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2009:  The last active Laneri family member, with partnership sell O.B. Macaroni Company assets to a private LLC.

                                                                     
2015:  After 110 years O.B. Macaroni Company moves from the location at 108 South Freeway Fort Worth to new updated facility.