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Barry Callebaut funds research into health enhancing chocolate: Developing special chocolate for diabetics

Apr 23, 2007
Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate, is exploring the health benefits of cocoa butter for diabetics. Studies conducted by the Center for Molecular Medicine (CMM) in Stockholm, Sweden, found that cocoa butter might be better for diabetics than other fats. Barry Callebaut is funding a research project at the CMM to find out which component of the cocoa butter is responsible for this effect and whether it would be possible to develop a health enhancing chocolate for diabetes sufferers.

Barry Callebaut reports results for first six months of fiscal year 2006/07: Continued dynamic growth

Apr 03, 2007

Barry Callebaut AG, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, today published its results for the first six months of fiscal year 2006/07 ended February 28, 2007.

Major cooperation between Barry Callebaut and Nestlé in Europe: Barry Callebaut to expand production capacity in Italy, France – long-term supply agreement

Feb 15, 2007
Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, announces its intention to acquire from Nestlé the cocoa liquor and liquid chocolate production facility at the chocolate factory in San Sisto/Italy as well as a chocolate factory in Dijon/France. At the same time, Nestlé would enter into a long-term agreement with Barry Callebaut for the supply of 43,000 tonnes p.a. of liquid chocolate and the production of some Nestlé consumer products.

Barry Callebaut Ghana - Expansion story : Barry Callebaut inaugurates second cocoa bean processing line in Tema factory in Ghana

Feb 08, 2007
Barry Callebaut has inaugurated the second cocoa bean processing line for the factory in the Free Zone Enclave in Tema. The Tema factory was inaugurated on the first of November 2001 by His Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor, and now after five years, a second bean processing line was added, doubling the annual bean processing capacity from 30 000 tonnes to 60 000 tonnes.

Results of European consumer survey by Barry Callebaut predict fast-growing demand for healthy chocolate: 1 in 3 Europeans want chocolate with health benefits

Jan 29, 2007

Zurich/Cologne/Frankfurt, January 29, 2007 – Europeans are chocolate lovers. According to a recent consumer survey by Barry Callebaut conducted in five European countries with a long-standing chocolate tradition, 1 in 2 (52.8%) eats chocolate at least once a week; 8 in 10 (79.8%) eat it at least a couple of times a month. Belgians and Swiss lead the category: 62% of Belgians and 60% of Swiss enjoy chocolate at least a couple of times a week. The survey results were presented at the International Sweets Fair ISM in Cologne.