Barilla Group

The Italian Food Company since 1877

Company type

Large company


Food & Beverage


Parma, Italy

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Barilla People

"If you believe that good food can bring people together while creating a positive change in the world, you're in the right place" 

We are a world leader in the markets of pasta and sauces in continental Europe, bakery products in Italy and crispbread in Scandinavia and we are recognized worldwide as a symbol of Italian know–how

From a small bakery in Parma to a large international Group: our story of quality and passion started in 1877 and has led us today to operate in over 100 countries. Today we employ over 8,700 people and own 29 production sites in 10 countries which every year contribute to the production of over 2,100,000 tons of products.

Our purpose: “The joy of food for a better life”

Every day, we head to work driven by a shared purpose that sets our great Barilla family apart in the food sector, making us relevant to consumers and the world. This purpose defines why Barilla exists and highlights the crucial value that guides our way of doing business and motivates our consumers to choose our products. 

The joy of food for a better life” is about us and our commitment for people and for the planet: offering wholesome products, made with high quality ingredients from sustainable supply chains."

As a family-held company, we have only one way of doing business: nurturing the future getting people together around the joy of tasty and wholesome food. This is why we strongly believe in people, diversity, inclusion, ethics and compliance. 

Embrace our purpose, and together, let's make a positive impact on the world, one delicious step at a time.

How is it working with them? 

Deep dive into their world

  • Creation year


  • International presence

    100 countries

  • Values

    Passion • Courage • Curiosity • Trust • Integrity

Their CSR commitments

Already 3 actions completed 💚

  • Over 3,200,000 Euro donated to communities

  • 9,000+ farms involved in sustainable agriculture projects

  • 3,200+ tonnes of products donated to people in need

The Barilla Group ecosystem

Parent company

Group companies and brands

  • Barilla France

    Groupe agro-alimentaire