Barry Callebaut forms partnerships for slave-free cocoa sourcing

NETHERLANDS - Barry Callebaut, Dutch supermarket chain, Albert Heijn and the Dutch confectionery company Tony’s Chocolonely have formed a strategic partnership to set chocolate industry standards with an aim to end child labour and slavery in chocolate sourcing. The partnership also aims to raise industry standards to enhance a more enabling working environment along the…

Barry Callebaut and Garudafood extends supply partnership in Indonesia

INDONESIA - Barry Callebaut, one of the world’s largest cocoa producer has signed a long-term agreement with food and beverage company, Garudafood, extending their supply partnership in Indonesia. As part of the agreement, Barry Callebaut will supply another 7,000 tonnes of compound chocolate per year to Garudafood’s biscuit factory in Rancaekek, Bandung, with the deliveries…

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

UK - The Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, 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. According to Barry Callebaut, it will acquire the chocolate manufacturing…

Barry Callebaut reports 6.9% sales growth in first 9 months of FY 2017/18

USA – Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, has reported grew its sales volume by 6.9% to 1.5 million tonnes in the first 9 months of fiscal year 2017/18. According to the company, it achieved very good volume growth across all regions and product groups in a global chocolate…

Barry Callebaut partners with Ghana and Ivory Coast for sustainable cocoa production

GHANA - Barry Callebaut, one of the world’s largest cocoa producers and grinders has signed a letter of intent with Ghana and Ivory Coast to clear and replant trees infected with swollen-shoot virus disease in an initiative to ensure sustainable cocoa farming. The initiative, in collaboration with Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and the Coffee Caco…

Barry Callebaut completes acquisition of D’Orsogna Dolciaria

SWITZERLAND - Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of chocolate and cocoa products, has announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of D’Orsogna Dolciaria. “We are pleased to close this agreement with D’Orsogna Dolciaria. This acquisition is a perfect fit with our ’smart growth’ strategy and will allow us to further accelerate the growth…