Harina PAN is used to make the maize flour dough also known as “masa de arepa” or “masarepa”, which is used to make venezuelan and colombian dishes such as arepas, hallacas, or bollos. Harina PAN is found in varieties made from white and yellow corn. It contains no additives and is considered suitable for those with restricted diets.
The acronym P.A.N. (Producto Alimenticio Nacional), in English (“National Food Product”) had humble beginnings in the mind of the then President Carlos Eduardo Stolk who devised the idea for the name of the company’s flagship product and coordinated for the fruition of the project which revolutionized the way Venezuelans fed their families.