Annual Report 2012/13



Barry Callebaut inaugurates its first CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ center in Turkey

Nov 22, 2013

Barry Callebaut announces the opening of its first CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ center in Turkey, the 16th in the company’s network of such training centers worldwide. Located in Istanbul, the CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ center is a state-of-the-art teaching and workshop facility for culinary professionals at all levels interested in strengthening their skills in working with chocolate and learning about new techniques, trends and recipes dedicated to the Turkish market.

Callebaut® launches ‘Finest Belgian Hot Chocolate’: an individually packaged, premium real hot chocolate solution for the hospitality sector and food service business

Nov 20, 2013

Callebaut® presented its premium ‘Finest Belgian Hot Chocolate’ innovation at this month’s Horeca Expo in Belgium. The complete concept includes the ‘Hot Chocolate Treasure Chest’ for presenting the products, sachets filled with real Belgian chocolate callets in different flavours, a heat-resistant Callebaut® glass and a whisk. The concept offers an indulgent, rich, creamy hot chocolate drink experience.

Barry Callebaut’s unique Cocoart™ Collection: all-natural, E-number free printing designs with cocoa powders

Nov 19, 2013

Barry Callebaut today officially launched its unique Cocoart™ Collection – a new range of 100% natural, E-number free printing designs made from the company’s Bensdorp® cocoa powders. 

Barry Callebaut awakens sleeping beauty cocoa brand Bensdorp® - It’s amazing what you can do with cocoa …

Nov 18, 2013

Barry Callebaut has revamped its Bensdorp® brand. By doing so, the company wants to underscore its role in the cocoa powder market. Building on its Dutch heritage, the Bensdorp®  brand  has become throughout the years an internationally established value in the cocoa landscape.

“We’ve got a cocoa tree with your name on it!” - Barry Callebaut plants cocoa trees for visitors at its FIE booth

Nov 15, 2013

Barry Callebaut will plant a cocoa tree for every registered visitor to its booth (n° 8H31), during the upcoming Food Ingredients Europe (FIE) trade fair. The FIE will take place in Frankfurt from November 19 to 21, 2013. The cocoa trees will be planted in Côte d’Ivoire, tagged with the name of the respective registered user. With this campaign Barry Callebaut aims to give every visitor at this year’s FIE the opportunity to make an individual contribution to the sustainable cultivation of cocoa in Côte d’Ivoire.