Pasta News

Barilla introduces a new shape to their best-selling line of pastas for foodservice. Medium Shells are a versatile semolina pasta shape that’s well suited to baked dishes, cold pasta salads or hot pasta dishes. One of our favorite recipes for shells is New Orleans-style crawfish mac and cheese.

Crawfish mac and cheese option

Medium Shells join a full line of over 20 semolina pasta cuts for foodservice from Barilla, the #1 national brand of pasta in Italy and in the United States¹, along with the Barilla Protein+™ and Whole Grain better-for-you pastas. Barilla Medium Shells are now available nationwide in a convenient 2/10lb case for volume foodservice. For foodservice-scale recipe ideas, visit


¹IPSOS ASI, Barilla Pasta Brand Health Topline, Wave 6 (January 2009), N=940 replicating national demographics