In response to recent research confirming that very few Americans consume pasta in the healthiest ways, The Barilla Group has released a new portion reference guide to help eaters unlock the health benefits of the Italian staple. When prepared in the right ways, pasta can be a central component of a healthy diet, but American restaurants on average serve portions 480 percent larger than nutritionists recommend.
Blu1877 seeks seed-level investments in products related to bakery goods, pasta, fruit-based product, condiments, sustainable and Mediterranean diets, and meal solutions. Companies will have access to Barilla’s pilot plant and virtual network.
To better understand pasta’s role in the American diet, Barilla funded an examination of the relationship between pasta consumption, diet patterns, and diet quality.
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