Barry Callebaut breaks ground on new chocolate factory in Southeastern Europe

EUROPE – Zurich-based chocolate and cocoa products manufacturer, Barry Callebaut has started the construction of the company’s first chocolate factory in Southeastern Europe, which will located in Serbia. The new factory will have an annual […]

Barry Callebaut merges craftsmanship with technology; opens chocolate 3D-printing studio

UK – Barry Callebaut, through its global decoration brand Mona Lisa, has opened a chocholate 3D-printing studio that will offer personalized 3D printed chocolate at scale. Barry Calleaut says that the Mona Lisa 3D Studio […]

Mondelēz International reports strong progress towards accelerating growth

UK – Mondelēz International posted a 4.1% growth in organic net revenue during the year ended December 31, 2019, topping the consensus expectation for a gain of 2.5%. However, Mondelēz reported a 0.3% decline in […]

Spanish premium chocolate brand Chocolates Valor debuts in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – Confectionary distributor, Swiss Diversitas has launched Spanish premium chocolate brand, Chocolates Valor in South Africa. As one of Europe’s oldest and most acclaimed chocolatiers, Chocolates Valor’s history dates back to 1881, when […]

Barry Callebaut inaugurates Chocolate Academy Center in UK

UK – Barry Callebaut has opened a new Chocolate Academy in Banbury, UK that will provide customers, food manufacturers, as well as artisans and professional chocolatiers, with improved facilities and support for training. The revamped […]

Barry Callebaut inaugurates new solar energy facility in its Ghanaian factory

GHANA – Barry Callebaut, a leading international chocolate manufacturer and one of the leading processors of cocoa in Ghana, has officially inaugurated its newly installed solar generation facility in the factory in Tema. The installation […]

Nestlé launches ‘bespoke’ KitKat Chocolatory range in the UK

UK – Nestlé has launched a new line of its leading brand in the confectionery portfolio the “bespoke and handmade” KitKat bars, which will be available in almost 1500 different flavors in the UK. The […]

Hershey acquires stake in Irish protein bar maker Fulfil Holdings

IRELAND – American chocolate manufacturer, The Hershey Company has announced a minority investment in Irish protein bar manufacturer Fulfil to expand its business in Europe. Fulfil Holdings, which was founded in 2016, is a one […]

KitKat Chocolatory releases limited edition of rare volcanic chocolate bar

AUSTRALIA – Nestlé’s KitKat Chocolatory has released a new limited-edition range, KitKat Chocolatory Sublime Volcanic, made from one of the world’s rarest cocoas. The KitKat Chocolatory Sublime Volcanic is so named as the cocoa has been sourced […]