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Profile of registrant

Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition

Identification number in the register: 79628483345-37
Registration date: 17/03/10 20:43:28

The information on this organisation was last modified on 18/02/14 10:51:41
The date of the last annual update was 18/02/14 10:51:41

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition
Acronym: BCFN
Legal status: Associazione di fatto
Website address:


Section: IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions
and more precisely: Think tanks and research institutions

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Guido Barilla
Position: President of the Advisory Board

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Marco Montanaro
Position: Director, Institutional Relations

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 166 Via Mantova 
Parma 43122
Telephone number: (+39) 05212621
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition is a center for multidisciplinary thought and proposals. It was founded with the objective of:
- paying close attention to society’s current and emerging needs regarding major themes relating to food and nutrition;
- identifying the fundamental themes regarding people, the environment, science and economics in our current society;
- collecting and analyzing the most advanced experience, knowledge and competencies available in the world;
- developing proposals and recommendations about food and nutrition and making them available to all the major opinion leaders and decision makers in order to promote better quality of life and widespread and sustainable wellbeing for all people.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition organised an event in the European Parliament on 12 October 2010 on the‘Double Pyramid: Healthy Food for people, sustainable food for the planet’, which provided one of the first ever links between growing food with a high nutritional benefit and protecting the environment. The BCFN held two workshops in the European Parliament on the topics of CAP reform and Food safety in 2011, hosted respectively by Ms Mairead McGuinness and Mr Paolo De Castro.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Development
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Public Health
  • Trade


Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 1,000,000
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 1,000,000
- donations:
- contributions from members:
Barilla G. & R. Fratelli : 1,000,000
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.