In 1997, Barilla took a big gamble to consolidate its position in the U.S. It invested $135 million in a new pasta factory there--in Ames, Iowa, the agricultural heartland. The brothers had planned on setting up a plant in the U.S. but only after Barilla had become an established brand with enough customers to buy the 80,000 tonnes a year the new plant would produce.
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@ 2013-12-02 19:34:23
Thats a good one. My family runs a commercial roofing business we roofed all but that lower section last year and the year before. great view from up there and a neat place too!