Barilla has launched a range of biscuits made entirely of sustainable soft wheat. Part of the Buongrano line of Mulino Bianco, the product will be launched by the end of April, according to esmmagazine.com.
The biscuits were baked in the company’s largest biscuit factory, in Castiglione delle Stiviere, near Mantua, which produces 108,000 tonnes of biscuits per year.
In 2018, Barilla obtained the flour necessary to make its first product with ingredients sourced from sustainable agriculture.
Barilla is also committed to improving the efficiency of production processes, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and water consumption.
In 2018, the company cut greenhouse gas emissions by 29% per finished product compared to 2010, while water consumption fell by almost a quarter.
Founded in 1975, Mulino Bianco brand offers simple bakery products in all categories, from sweet cookies to savory breadsticks.