As from 1950 onwards there was a migration move towards the cities going on in Venezuela this lead to change in lifestyle and traditions. The arduous process for making corn meal at home and the long cooking time proved incompatible with the new Venezuelan lifestyle. In the 1960s P.A.N. Pre-Cooked Corn Meal was introduced by Alimentos Polar, who already had the technology and installations available for the production of corn flakes for the beer industry. With Harina P.A.N. Pre-Cooked Corn Meal Venezuelan's could make traditional dishes like arepas, bollitos, empanadas and hallacas easily and practically at home. The company’s latest factory in Greensville, Texas, distributes to more than 65 countries its certified gluten-free pre-cooked corn meal. Herewith once again Harina P.A.N. helps people who face a changing lifestyle, this time with making gluten-free dishes available and maintaining a healthy diet.