On November 30, 1999 the Barilla Historical Archive was declared by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities, through the Superintendence of the Archives of Emilia Romagna, “of considerable historical interest” as it “witnessed the development of the food industry in Parma and the evolution of customs in Italy ”.

The Barilla Historical Archive is a non-profit cultural operation of the Barilla Group, which aims to offer a cross-section of Italian society through the preservation and dissemination of the documentary, photographic and multimedia heritage created by the Companies of the Group since the beginning of Twentieth century to today. It is part of the Museimpresa system and is included in the Italian National Museum System (Sistema Museale Nazionale) coordinated by the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities.

All documentary, photographic and video material on the website is the property of the Barilla Group. These materials are kept in the Barilla Historical Archive and can be consulted, in the original version, at the Archive’s premises.
All rights are reserved to the Barilla Group and any use and reproduction, total and/or partial, of the materials present on the site, including videos, without the written authorization of the Barilla Group, is excluded, except for exceptions provided for by the laws in force.