Barilla, the 140-year-old Italian family-owned food company, celebrated expansion of its pasta plant and integrated durum mill located in Ames, Iowa. The company installed two additional processing and packaging lines, a rail-yard expansion and six new silos to store wheat. This expansion brings the facility's production capacity to 200,000 metric...

L’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio, accompagnato dal Console Generale Giuseppe Finocchiaro, ha compiuto una visita a Chicago per assistere, giovedì 21 febbraio, alla prima del concerto della Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) che ha suonato, in commemorazione del 75° anniversario dell’eccidio delle Fosse Ardeatine, la 9° Sinfonia del composit...

Presentata ufficialmente alla stampa nel 2016, la stampante 3D sviluppata da Barilla per produrre formati di pasta fantasiosi ed elaborati era sembrata più che altro uno studio un po’ futuristico come tanti prototipi automobilistici che sfilano durante le kermesse delle quattro ruote. Affascinante, ottima per un servizio televisivo autopromozionale...

Italian biscuit-maker Barilla is taking on the might of Ferraro’s Nutella with its own ‘healthier’ and more 'ethical’ chocolate and hazelnut spread. It's a daunting challenge in Italy where Nutella has 88 percent of the market. The new Pan di Stelle chocolate and hazelnut spread is named after Barilla's highly popular chocolate biscuits, which are...

To celebrate the holiday season, Casa Barilla, unveiled a special “Feast of the Seven Fishes” menu at its restaurants in New York and California. The two dishes on the menu pay homage to the Southern Italian custom of La Vigilia (the Vigil) and the Italian-American tradition of the “Feast of the Seven Fishes” in which in observance of an abstinence...

Da due miti come Giorgio Albertazzi e Dario Fo, allora giovanissimi, che a Carosello magnificano la pastina glutinata e le tagliatelle all’uovo, a Gerard Depardieu che consola una bambina caduta dalla bici con un piatto di farfalle. Da Mina che a fine anni ‘50 sottolinea la novità delle confezioni singole contro l’abitudine di vendere la pasta sfus...

As summer heats up, Birra Moretti, Italy’s #1 selling beer* made in the traditional way since 1859, is finding its rightful place in the world of foodies. The brand’s ‘What’s More Italian’ summer program includes a partnership with former Check, Please! Host Cat De Orio and Barilla® Pasta Executive Chef Lorenzo Boni to encourage LDA+ consumers to e...

More than one million tons of durum wheat – equal to 90% of the total – directly purchased in the places where pasta is produced; share of sustainable durum wheat purchased in Italy grew by 26%; increasing use of more sustainable transport, from natural gas vehicles to the wheat train, which has so far taken off the roads about 5000 trucks; 26 prod...

“Unforgettable”, “exciting”, “informative” and “fun” are several adjectives Maine East Italian 1-4 students used to describe their field trip to Barilla (the number one pasta company in America) at their North American Headquarters in Northbrook. As an Italian teacher, I wanted to provide students with an opportunity that would highlight how knowin...

In response to recent research out of Purdue University confirming that very few Americans consume pasta in the healthiest ways, The Barilla Group has released a new portion reference guide to help eaters unlock the health benefits of the Italian staple. The visual guide is meant to help readers quickly and easily assemble a balanced pasta meal tha...