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Big Food’s stake in the future – in-house venture-capital funds’ investments

For Big Food companies looking to gain exposure to new, exciting, potentially faster-growing categories, M&A remains a popular route. But…

The five factors driving a sea change in US pasta

After years of monotony, dry pasta is now one of the most dynamic food categories in the US. Around 96%…

Barilla-owned Pasta Evangelists opens first UK factory

Pasta Evangelists, the direct-to-consumer business owned by Italian pasta and sauce heavyweight Barilla, is to open its first UK factory…

France agrees deal on food prices with manufacturers, retailers

France has reached a deal on food prices – but the country’s finance minister named major suppliers he says could…

Barilla outlines five-year capex plan

Italian pasta giant Barilla is to invest €1bn ($1.07bn) in capex over the next five years. Half of this will…

Hatching new ideas – Big Food’s incubator and accelerator programmes

As with in-house venture capital funds, for big food companies looking to gain exposure to new, exciting, potentially faster-growing categories,…

Gruppo Morato acquires manufacturing presence in France with Barilla factory

Bakery firm Gruppo Morato has bought a production site in France from fellow Italian food manufacturer Barilla. The facility, located…

Barilla buys B&G Foods’ US snacks business Back to Nature

Pasta giant Barilla has snapped up US snacks business Back to Nature from local manufacturer B&G Foods for an undisclosed…

Gianluca Di Tondo named as new Barilla CEO

Barilla CEO Claudio Colzani is stepping down and will be replaced at the helm of the Italian food group by…

Barilla maintains Russia production

Italy-based food manufacturer Barilla is continuing with its production in Russia. The family-owned business has a pasta factory in Solnechnogorsk,…