This month we take a look at the top-scoring entries in a recent pasta innovation contest.  The competing chefs were given a briefing on the latest trends, as well as a mystery ingredient representing an emerging flavor in pasta.  As a culinary team, we narrowed the entries to a top-10, and then screened them with […]

As you might imagine, we at Barilla spend a good amount of time tracking what’s trending with consumers and on menus when it comes to pasta. We recently commissioned our partners at Datassential  to dive into what’s happening with pasta; not just what’s most widespread, but what’s new, growing and trending. Below are a few […]

One of the best parts about the phase of reopening we’re seeing now are the success stories – operators big and small who have made it through the toughest times and are now finding growth and success on the other side. We’re proud to have played a small part in helping our friends at Perlo’s […]

In this series, we look more closely at a lesser-known region of Italy in every issue. As consumers continue to clamor for authentic, regional foods from Italy, it pays to be a step ahead! This month, we travel to Northern Italy and to the region of Emilia-Romagna. Emilia-Romagna is located where the Po River brings […]

In this new series, we’ll look more closely at a lesser-known region of Italy in every issue. As consumers continue to clamor for authentic, regional Italian foods, it pays to be in the know! This month, we travel south to Campania. Located in Southern Italy, Campania stretches from the gulf of Naples to the famous […]

In this new series, we’ll look more closely at a lesser-known region of Italy in every issue. As consumers continue to clamor for authentic, regional foods from Italy, it pays to be in the know! This month, we travel to central Italy and to Abruzzo. Abruzzo is located in central Italy, on the Adriatic (west) […]

In this new series, we’ll look more closely at a lesser-known region of Italy in every issue. As consumers continue to clamor for authentic, regional foods from Italy, it pays to be in the know! This month, we travel to Northern Italy and to Trentino Alto Adige. Trentino Alto Adige is located in Northern Italy, […]

In this series, we look more closely at lesser-known region of Italy in every issue. As consumers continue to clamor for authentic, regional foods from Italy, it pays to be in the know! This month, we travel to Northern Italy and to Veneto. Veneto is located in Northern Italy, from the Dolomite Alps to Lake […]

In this series, we look more closely at lesser-known region of Italy in every issue. As consumers continue to clamor for authentic, regional foods from Italy, it pays to be in the know! This month, we travel to Northern Italy’s Lombardy. The Lombardy region ranges from Lake Como to Milan. It’s a land of lakes […]

In this series, we look more closely at a lesser-known region of Italy in every issue. As consumers continue to clamor for authentic, regional foods from Italy, it pays to be in the know! This month, we travel to Southern Italy’s Puglia. Puglia is located on the heel of the Italian boot. It’s a rich […]

In this series, we look more closely at lesser-known region of Italy in every issue. As consumers continue to clamor for authentic, regional foods from Italy, it pays to be in the know! This month, we travel to Northern Italy and to Piemonte, or Piedmont in the Anglicized spelling. Piedmont is located in northwestern Italy, […]

In this series, we look more closely at lesser-known region of Italy in every issue. As consumers continue to clamor for authentic, regional foods from Italy, it pays to be in the know! This month, we travel to northern Italy and to the region of Piedmont. Piedmont is located in northwestern Italy, from the Apennines […]