research and development
In the United States – and beyond – there is now a heated debate concerning disposable plastic straws: from undisputed stars of the beverage sector to deplorable enemies of the environment, the inexorable decline of plastic straws has been caused by the fact that they are so difficult to recycle due to their small size.
Defining innovation is a complex matter, involving economic, technological and social factors. In the case of businesses, it means introducing new production systems, techniques and methods to radically change (for the better) processes, products and services for customers and consumers. Simultaneously making sure that innovation, in any form, brings real, measurable benefits.
Designing solutions which meet special needs, to favor independence and achieve social inclusion starting from the heart of our homes: the kitchen.
In occasion of the International Forum on Food and Nutrition, held on 6 June in Brussels, the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Foundation (BCFN) launched an appeal to the EU for a proper “Food Revolution” and a new Common Agricultural Policy.
On 11 and 12 June, Turin hosted the Bocuse d’Or Europe, where for the first time ever pasta was among the protagonists of this culinary event. The pasta chosen by the organizers for the competitors' challenge was Barilla's spaghetti.
Food is all over TV and dominates the web, but a research showed that seven Italians out of ten have a very poor ‘knowledge of food’: according to the Italian Association of Dietitians (ANDID) “professionalism and relaunching food policies are essential to answer citizens' needs”.
GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS TURNOVER 2017
BUSINESS CATEGORY TURNOVER 2017
SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2018