The Barilla Group is a leader among Italian food groups with 16 brands, 28 production sites, and customers located across 100 countries. For over 145 years, the company has been run by the Barilla family that now has reached its fourth generation. Barilla America, Inc., the US-based division of the Group, was launched in 1996 and became the No. 1 brand of pasta in the United States just three years later. This is a testament to Barilla's 145 year history of excellence in food production, brand-building, product quality, and global consistency.
Within Barilla America, Inc., we have production sites in Ames (IA), and Avon (NY). Our division headquarters is located in Northbrook (IL), near Chicago.
Our "The joy of food for a better life "Mission drives our employees to provide the world with joyful, wholesome, honest, and ethically sourced food from the field to the fork. We also love building relationships with charities and non-profit associations in the countries in which we operate.