Navigation path

Additional tools

  • Print version
  • Decrease text
  • Increase text
  • Choose high contrast version
  • Choose standard colour version

Profile of registrant

Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Foundation

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

The information on this organisation was last modified on 23/01/15 19:45:44
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 Foundation
Acronym: BCFN Foundation
Legal status: Fondazione non onlus
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 BCFN Foundation

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: 3/a Via Madre Teresa di Calcutta 
Parma 43121
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 Foundation held an hearing in the European Parliament on November 6, 2014 on the Milan Protocol, the draft policy proposal aiming at tackling the food and nutrition paradoxes by promoting a better global food system. The event hosted by Mr. Paolo De Castro had prof. R. Valentini as BCFN Foundation's spokesperson.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Youth


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.

WWF Italy, WWF UK, The Jamie Oliver Foundation, Bioversity, Epode, Banco Alimentare, Cesvi, Coldiretti, Confagricoltura, Comieco, Legambiente, Moige, Slow Food represent some of the organizations the BCFN Foundation connected on the common goal of promoting the Milan Protocol. The collaboration generated building opportunities on a multidisciplinary basis on the issues on food & nutrition.
For more info:

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2014 - 12/2014
Total budget: 1,800,000
of which public financing: 1,800,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
Barilla G. e R. F.lli SpA : 1,800,000
from other sources:
- donations:
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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