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Barry Callebaut

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Chocolate outsourcing agreement

The Barry Callebaut Group has announced the signing of a long-term outsourcing agreement with World’s Finest Chocolate, a family-owned business based in Illinois, US. Barry Callebaut will invest $5.7 million in fiscal year 2014/15. Deliveries from the new chocolate manufacturing base in Chicago will commence on 1 March. Under the terms of the agreement, Barry […]

Reduced fat chocolate patent

The Barry Callebaut Group has announced that the European Patent Office has awarded their patent EP 2 152 091 on reduced fat chocolate. With this patent, the Barry Callebaut Group continues to broaden its innovation-based product offering of reformulated products. The company is now able to offer its customers an additional solution for products with […]

Chinese chocolate printing

Chinese company, Wolfson, has conquered the limitations of chocolate’s liquid tendencies to create a printer capable of producing fine images using nothing but the sweet stuff. This year it will be offering beautifully boxed, personalised portraits as gifts under the brand name Euler’s Rose. The company, founded by graduates of the University of Cambridge, returned […]

Callebaut signs outsourcing agreement

The Barry Callebaut Group has announced the signing of a new, long-term outsourcing agreement with World’s Finest Chocolate, a family-owned business based in Chicago, IL in the US. Under the terms of the agreement, Barry Callebaut will acquire the industrial chocolate manufacturing assets from World’s Finest Chocolate and lease space at its existing production site […]

Cocoa verification programme

Mondelēz International and Flocert, a socially focused global certification body, have unveiled a new partnership to verify cocoa volumes and commercial transactions for the company’s $400m Cocoa Life programme. Cocoa Life will work with Flocert to employ a tailor-made version of its Flotis reporting system to verify the quantity of sustainably grown and traded cocoa […]

Initiative hits milestone

The Barry Callebaut Group has announced that its Cocoa Horizons Truck has passed the symbolic milestone of 10,000km and reached 33,000 participants, less than a year after the start of its journey into remote cocoa growing areas of Ivory Coast. Last week, the truck passed the 10,000km mark between the villages of Obrouayo and N’Drikro, […]

Caramelised nuts range

La Morella nuts, the nut specialist acquired by the Barry Callebaut Group in 2012, is introducing a new range of high quality caramelised nuts for the food industry in Europe. The new sablages are the result of a continuous effort by the team of specialists at la Morella nuts to add new and exciting products […]

Chocolate factory opens in Chile

Barry Callebaut has opened its first chocolate factory in Chile – the facility is situated in Paine, about 40km from the capital city of Santiago de Chile and has an initial annual production capacity of around 25,000 tonnes of liquid chocolate and compound. The factory will serve as a regional base for Barry Callebaut to […]

A good year for Barry Callebaut

The Barry Callebaut Group has announced its full-year results for fiscal year 2013/2014, ending 31 August 2014. Highlights are: sales volume boosted by acquired cocoa business: up 11.8 per cent, supported by emerging markets, Gourmet and outsourcing strong profit growth: earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) up 21.4 per cent, net profit up 14.5 per […]

Supporting sustainable agriculture

The Barry Callebaut Group, manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, will switch its sourcing of core cocoa butter equivalents (CBEs) from RSPO mass balance to RSPO fully segregated material across its European operations from the beginning of November. With this sustainable approach, the company aims to lead the confectionery market in offering fully traceable […]

Chocolate expansion in Brazil

Barry Callebaut has announced plans to expand its Brazilian factory. The Mina Gerais factory will have its chocolate liquid, moulding, and warehousing facilities expanded to accommodate an increasing customer demand in the region.

Improving cocoa farmers’ lives

Hundreds of members of the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) and leaders from the global cocoa sector convened in Copenhagen, Denmark to take further crucial steps toward implementing a comprehensive strategy, called CocoaAction, to sustain the cocoa industry and improve the livelihoods of cocoa farmers in Ghana and Ivory Coast. WCF leadership also announced the collective […]

Cocoa sustainability report

The Barry Callebaut Group has announced the publication of its Cocoa Sustainability Report 2013/14. This year’s report illustrates the company’s initiatives to improve the livelihoods of cocoa farmers through sustainable cocoa farming practices and to address the basic health and education needs of cocoa communities. “With ongoing challenges in cocoa farming, we are focusing on […]

Chocolate decorations range

Barry Callebaut has introduced an extended range of Chocolate Masters Pencils made out of 100 per cent Belgian Chocolate in a variety of sizes and colours. The new collection of Pencils make it easy to create a masterpiece with only one finishing touch. Any creation can be transformed into a mouth-watering masterpiece, be it a […]