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Barry Callebaut envisages expansion in Southeastern Europe

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The Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Serbia and the City of Novi Sad to construct its first chocolate factory in Southeastern Europe. The state-of-the-art facility will be located in Novi Sad, Serbia, about 90 km northwest of the country’s capital Belgrade, and… Read more »

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Barry Callebaut continues its China market expansion with new office and CHOCOLATE ACADEMY center in Beijing

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Growing demand for high-quality chocolate products together with the desire to better serve Chinese customers prompted new office in Beijing and extended distribution plans in second-tier multi-million cities across China. The Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, celebrates today the opening of its new office and its new CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ center in Beijing… Read more »

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Barry Callebaut finalizes capabilities and capacity expansions in US and Canada factories

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USD 30 million investments in Canada and United States (US) will support Barry Callebaut customers across North America. Expansions include increased footprint and enhanced capabilities for specialty products Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, today announced the completion of several expansion investments in three of its North American facilities located in St. Hyacinthe, Quebec;… Read more »

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Barry Callebaut enters long-term supply agreement with Burton’s Biscuit Company

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The Barry Callebaut Group has signed an agreement with Burton’s Biscuit Company, the UK’s second biggest biscuit manufacturer, for the long-term supply of over 12,000 metric tons of chocolate and compound per year. The transaction is subject to closing conditions and regulatory approval by the competent authorities. Completion of the deal is expected by the end of this year, after finalizing… Read more »

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Teaming up with Hershey to eradicate child labor

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Monitoring the cocoa farmer communities from whom we source from on cases of the worst forms of child labor, is one example of how Barry Callebaut aims to eradicate child labor. Combining our efforts with our customers increases our impact. Barry Callebaut and The Hershey Company (“Hershey”) committed to address community needs and implement child labor monitoring and remediation with… Read more »

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Callebaut releases chocolate with natural gold colour

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First they gave us “ruby” pink chocolate, now European cocoa giant Barry Callebaut CG has released gold chocolate in time for the festive season. The naturally golden-coloured chocolate (sorry people, it doesn’t contain actual gold) has been in development for two years. To create the gold colour, Belgian chocolatiers incorporate sugar and milk that has been caramelised into the chocolate. Technically a white chocolate, it contains cocoa butter,… Read more »

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Barry Callebaut introduces Ruby chocolate for Belgian artisan chocolatiers, pastry chefs

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Global introduction of Callebaut RB1 will be gradual, company says. Barry Callebaut has developed a Ruby chocolate product under its Callebaut brand for artisan chocolatiers and pastry chefs. Billed as the fourth variety of chocolate after milk, dark and white, the Ruby chocolate product — Callebaut RB1 — will be available in Belgium in April. Availability in other countries will… Read more »

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Barry Callebaut pilot sustainable cocoa production scheme

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Indonesia will be the first cocoa-producing nation to be the focus of a series of pilots conducted by Barry Callebaut aimed at improving cocoa farmers’ incomes, ending child labour in the industry and cutting carbon emissions. A major Swiss confectioner has launched its first pilot scheme aimed at creating more sustainable cocoa production. Barry Callebaut’s Forever Chocolate Pilot was started… Read more »

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Barry Callebaut partnership produces high-flavanol chocolate

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Barry Callebaut has revealed a partnership with FlavaNaturals to produce chocolate containing high levels of cocoa flavanol in the US. The announcement follows three years of collaboration on the development of FlavaBars, a line of chocolate containing five times the cocoa flavanol content of a typical dark chocolate bar. FlavaBars are said to leverage over a decade of development by… Read more »

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Barry Callebaut introduces sensory language

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Unraveling the taste of chocolate Inspired by wine, coffee and craft beer categories, Barry Callebaut introduces a sensory language and tasting ritual for chocolate The chocolate sensory language is based on the new book ‘Hidden Persuaders in Cocoa and Chocolate’, written by scientists from Barry Callebaut and Givaudan, the leading global flavor house The chocolate sensory language and tasting ritual… Read more »

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