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Barilla Opens Region Americas Headquarters In Northbrook, Illinois

Barilla, the world's leading pasta brand, opened its new Region Americas Headquarters at 885 Sunset Ridge Road, situated within Chicago's North Shore business corridor, in Northbrook, Illinois.

"This is a new and exciting chapter for us – one that speaks to the passion we feel for continuous innovation. It's how we are growing the business," said Chairman Guido Barilla. "Now, when our employees come to work they are welcomed to a space that is built for collaboration and learning, both of which are the engine that pushes us forward into new territories and to even better serve our customers."

Barilla leadership chose the new 75,000 square-foot facility to enhance the employee and customer experience, as well as enable new research and development innovation capabilities. The facility includes; pilot plant capabilities, full test and demonstration kitchens and idea and prototype factories.

According to the firm, its new headquarters is designed to deliver on three core focus areas aligned with Barilla's growth strategy: 1) stacking Barilla's innovation pipeline; 2) putting the customer at the forefront of everything Barilla does; and 3) enhancing Barilla's credibility with its people and its products.

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