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No need for preservatives with the new chocolate and fruit fillings from Barry Callebaut

New fillings offer multisensory experiences boosting the taste of pralines, tablets and biscuits Fillings made without added vegetable fats or preservatives Chocolate fillings are solely made with Swiss chocolate ZURICH, 07-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On the occasion of the ISM … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut and Prova to launch project to diversify and stabilize revenues of vanilla farmers in Madagascar

Introducing cocoa farming to Madagascar’s vanilla production region Combining Barry Callebaut’s long-standing cocoa expertise with Prova’s proven local vanilla know-how to create synergies Making local vanilla farmers’ income situation more resilient and less dependent on the highly volatile vanilla market … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut, IFC, and the IDH provide USD 9M to cover up to 103,000 smallholder cocoa farmers in Cote d’Ivoire

Making cocoa farming more sustainable and profitable for farmers •    USD 24 million benefits generated to smallholders as a result of  investments •    Reaching 103,000 farmers by 2020/21 season •    23% expected income increase for farmers at year two •   … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut: 159,000 tonnes of sustainable cocoa sourced in FY 2014/15

ZURICH, 10-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — In fiscal year 2014/15, Barry Callebaut sourced approximately 159,000 tonnes of sustainable cocoa. During this period, over CHF 20 million in sustainability premiums from the sale of these volumes were handed out to farmers and farmer … Read the full press release

Mondelēz to partner with Barry Callebaut and Solidaridad to scale up the implementing capacity of its holistic Cocoa Life program

Mondelēz International scales up Cocoa Life in Côte d’Ivoire with Barry Callebaut and Solidaridad Will Contribute to Doubling Farmers Reach to 26,000 by 2016 Supplier and Development NGO Work Side by Side on the Ground By 2022, $400 Million Investment … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut and Petra Foods settled their Cocoa Ingredients Division dispute

Barry Callebaut and Petra Foods settled their dispute regarding the purchase price for the Cocoa Ingredients Division, which Barry Callebaut acquired from Petra Foods in 2013. The settlement consists of a one-time lump sum payment of Petra Foods to Barry … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut to expand its plant in Lodz with two additional modern production lines for chocolate manufacturing

Investment totalling nearly PLN 96m (€ 22.8m) over two years Planned employment increase by 80 new hires Ground stone laying ceremony to be held on 12 November 2014 LODZ, 11-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The Lodz-based chocolate plant of Barry Callebaut, the … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut reports total sales volume increased by 15.8% to 1,288,365 tonnes at the close of the first 9 months of fiscal year 2013/14

Strong sales volume growth: +15.8% driven by acquired cocoa business; +2.4% stand-alone1, in line with global chocolate market2 Strategic investments paying-off: Volume growth in emerging markets +63.0% (+18.2% stand-alone) and Gourmet +6.9% Integration of cocoa business on target Mid-term financial … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut increased its sales volume by 19.5% to 463,996 tonnes in the first quarter of fiscal year 2013/14

Sales volume growth: +19.5% incl. the recently acquired cocoa business (+4.6% stand-alone¹) Main growth drivers were the newly acquired cocoa business, emerging markets (+19.1% stand-alone) and Gourmet (+9.7% stand-alone) Mid-term financial targets confirmed² Juergen Steinemann, CEO of Barry Callebaut, said: … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut’s first chocolate factory in Turkey inaugurated in Eskişehir

Barry Callebaut establishes local presence to further tap into a fast-growing chocolate market New state-of-the-art chocolate factory with initial annual production capacity of 14,000 tonnes of chocolate Moving closer to local Turkish customers and creating an additional foothold for the … Read the full press release

High-quality cocoa and chocolate producer Barry Callebaut opened its first Cocoa Center of Excellence in Côte d’Ivoire

Center in Pacobo, Côte d’Ivoire, to offer advanced farmer training programs starting July 2013  Integrated “showcase farm” designed to demonstrate optimal farm management practices including advanced techniques to increase cocoa crop yields and quality Training curriculum includes focus on intercropping … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut intends to offer $600m Senior Notes due 2023 to finance acquisition of Cocoa Ingredients Division from Petra Foods

Zurich/Switzerland, 10-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, takes another step towards the closing of the acquisition of the Cocoa Ingredients Division from Petra Foods by announcing that it intends to offer USD … Read the full press release

la Morella nuts rolls out new website featuring its rich history, overview of product range and the array of innovative ingredients used

10-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Over a year ago, Barry Callebaut acquired Spanish producer, la Morella nuts. The formerly family-run company has turned decades of expertise into an exciting range of nut-based inclusions, fillings, toppings and decorations – from whole nuts to … Read the full press release

EC cleared the acquisition of Cocoa Ingredients Division of Petra Foods by Barry Callebaut

Brussels, 7-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of the Cocoa Ingredients Division of Petra Foods Limited of Singapore by Barry Callebaut AG of Switzerland. The Commission’s investigation confirmed in particular … Read the full press release