Barry Callebaut gets FDA’s approval to market ruby as chocolate in the US

USA – Barry Callebaut has been granted a Temporary Marketing Permit (TMP) by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), clearing the way to market Ruby as chocolate in the United States. Ruby chocolate is made […]

Barry Callebaut breaks ground on new chocolate factory in India

INDIA – Barry Callebaut has started construction of a new greenfield chocolate factory in Baramati, India, expanding its chocolate and cocoa products offerings in the market. The 20,000 m2 facility, said to be the company’s […]

Barry Callebaut to build new global distribution center in Belgium

BELGIUM – Leading chocolate and cocoa producer, Barry Callebaut is set to build a new global distribution center in Lokeren, Belgium to increase logistical efficiencies in the market. The new facility will incorporate a low […]

Barry Callebaut and Unilever collaborate to monitor supply chain sustainability

USA – Barry Callebaut and Unilever have joined forces to adopt a new pilot platform that will assess and monitor sustainability performance across their supply chains. The new platform applies a harmonised approach to data […]

Barry Callebaut achieves traceability of a third of its global cocoa volume

SWITZERLAND – The Swiss cocoa and chocolate company, Barry Callebaut has said that it has established traceability for a third of its global cocoa volume, bringing it closer to achieving its ambitious cocoa sustainability goals. […]

Barry Callebaut’s first quarter sales volume driven by 3.7% rise in revenue

SWITZERLAND – Barry Callebaut’s revenue in the first quarter increased by 3.7% to US$1.91 billion driven by accelerated sales volume which rose 1.7% compared to the previous fiscal. According to the company statement, the business […]

Barry Callebaut sources 44% of cocoa beans in supply chain sustainably, report

SWITZERLAND – Barry Callebaut’s new Forever Chocolate sustainability report shows that 44% of cocoa beans and other ingredients inits supply chain are sourced sustainably. The Forever Chocolate Progress Report highlights sustainability initiatives undertaken by the […]

Barry Callebaut appoints Isabelle Esser Chief Human Resources Officer

SWITZERLAND – World’s leading chocolate and cocoa producer,Barry Callebaut has appointed Isabelle Esser as Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the executive committee effective February 1, 2019. She will work to ensure a constructive […]

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 […]

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 […]