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Barry Callebaut

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The next generation of superior tasting chocolate

12 April 2011 – Along that thin imaginary line that spans the globe we call the Equator, a silent revolution is taking place. For it is here that the world famous chocolate makers, Barry Callebaut recently sowed the seeds of what promises to be a whole new concept in the world of chocolate. A fine, […]

Road trip!

21 March 2011 – I arrived home from Bali yesterday at 5.30 am and despite my jet lag I managed to drag myself out of bed and come into the office! However, I will only be back in the office for a couple of days before myself and Jon Pittock visit Belgium for three days […]

Sustainable cocoa fermentation method

7 February 2011- Barry Callebaut has launched the Terra Cacao range: an exciting new innovation in superior tasting chocolate. Based on revolutionary new cocoa cultivation and fermentation methods developed by Barry Callebaut in collaboration with local growers, the Terra Cacao range represents a giant leap forward in terms of both quality and sustainability. Thanks mostly […]

Callebaut still searching for right Stollwerck buyer

3 December 2010 – Barry Callebaut is still seeking to sell its German chocolate producer Stollwerck but is in no hurry to dispose of the unit, Callebaut owner Andreas Jacobs has been quoted in German newspaper Handelsblatt. The company had previously indicated a sale of Stollwerck could be possible in 2010. Jacobs notes that he is […]

Callebaut extends Fairtrade availability

17 November 2010 – From January 2011, Callebaut’s four classic recipes will be available in a Fairtrade variety. The recipes – 811 (dark), 823 (milk), W2 (white) and 70-30-38 (dark) – will offer customers the opportunity to develop new artisanal products with Fairtrade certified chocolate. As part of its Fairtrade marketing program, Callebaut will provide […]

Callebaut profit rises and partnership expansions

 9 November 2010 – Barry Callebaut has reported a gain in full-year profit that beat analysts’ estimates. Net income in the 12 months through August rose 11% to 251.7 million Swiss francs (€188m). The market for chocolate will probably expand 1-2% worldwide this fiscal year, compared with the long- term average of 2-3% growth, the Swiss […]

Barry Callebaut introduces chocolate with Stevia on industrial scale

6 October 2010 – Barry Callebaut is the first chocolate maker to developed a no sugar added chocolate with an extract from the Stevia plant on an industrial scale. Sugar has been replaced completely by a sweetener solution being high in fibre, with up to 65% less calories than sugar and that does not cause […]

Barry Callebaut and Kraft Foods sign global supply agreement

8 September 2010 – Barry Callebaut and Kraft Foods have announced the signing of a long-term global master product agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, the parties expect Barry Callebaut to deliver the majority of Kraft Foods cocoa products and industrial chocolate requirements around the world. The agreement, which also includes some of the […]

Barry Callebaut offers dairy-free chocolate alternative

6 September 2010 – Swiss chocolate supplier Barry Callebaut has created an alternative to milk chocolate that contains no dairy. The product is created by adding rice powder, inulin and natural flavourings to cocoa liquor and sugar. According to Euromonitor, the world market for free-from products, including gluten-, dairy-, lactose- and sugar-free, will grow 8.1% […]

Concerns in the cocoa market

6 July 2010 – Cocoa prices have sparked allegations of manipulation in the London market. Sixteen European cocoa industry participants have sent a letter of complaint to NYSE Liffe, the global derivatives business that runs futures and options markets in Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, London and Paris, saying the extent of speculation on the London cocoa […]

Barry Callebaut reports further acceleration in volume growth

5 July 2010 – Barry Callebaut has forecast continued strength in cocoa prices, but a weak sugar market, as the company reports an acceleration in sales growth in the first nine months of fiscal year 2009/10, ended 31 May 2010. The sales volume came in at 975,044 tonnes, up 8.9%. The most significant volume increases were […]

Barry Callebaut inaugurates first chocolate factory in South America

 1 June – Barry Callebaut today inaugurated a new chocolate factory located in Extrema, Brazil – the company’s first chocolate factory in South America. Juergen Steinemann, CEO of Barry Callebaut, says, “Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world with a population of more than 190 million, and the country has returned much faster […]

Barry Callebaut considers Asia

Barry Callebaut expects cocoa prices to gain further this year on supply concerns in top cocoa regions in West Africa and a recovery in global demand. The Swiss-based firm says prospects of weaker output from top grower Ivory Coast have shifted some of the company’s focus to Asia. CEO Juergen Steinemann noted recently that Malaysia […]

ISM ” new inclusions from Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut presented a new range of inclusions and decorations at ISM. They included ChocMelts chunks designed for ice cream applications that, unlike regular chocolate, melt in the mouth at low temperatures. The company also highlighted TastyChocs bake-stable inclusions in a variety of flavours including cherry, mint, orange and coffee. They have no aroma that […]