Barry Callebaut is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, and has been dedicated to this business for more than 150 years. We operate out of 30 countries, run more than 45 production facilities, employ about 6,000 people and generate sales of about CHF 4.8 billion (fiscal year 2011/12).
Our goal is to be Number One in all attractive customer segments and in all major world markets. We are committed to a growth significantly outperforming the global chocolate market.
Since the foundation in 1996 through the merger of Belgian-based Callebaut and French-based Cacao Barry, Barry Callebaut has provided integrated solutions to its customers.
We serve the entire food industry and are focused on two distinct customer segments:
- Multinational and national branded consumer goods manufacturers who use our semi-finished and chocolate products as ingredients in their consumer products
- Artisanal and professional users of chocolate, including chocolatiers, pastry chefs and bakers as well as restaurants, hotels and caterers
Barry Callebaut is the only fully integrated chocolate company active throughout the entire value chain of chocolate production, able to serve its customers on a worldwide level, with consistent quality and more than 6,000 different recipes.
Barry Callebaut is committed to the principles and rules on Corporate Governance
, which are promoting transparency and accountability. We highly value the trust our stakeholders put in us and we seek to adequately reward those who invest in our company.