Annual Report 2013/14

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Barry Callebaut Opens First Chocolate Factory in Chile

Aug 18, 2014

The Barry Callebaut Group today announced its new chocolate factory in Santiago de Chile went on stream. The factory will produce liquid chocolate and compounds for a variety of regional food manufacturers and confectionery companies located in Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Peru.

Standard & Poor’s Revised Outlook of Barry Callebaut To Stable On Improved Credit Metrics

Jul 29, 2014

Barry Callebaut Group announced today that Standard & Poor’s Rating Services (S&P) revised its outlook to stable from negative and affirmed the 'BB+' long-term corporate rating of Barry Callebaut AG. 

Chocolate decorations by Barry Callebaut support Quality Partner Program: Chocolate Masters™ Goes Sustainable

Jul 11, 2014

Chocolate Masters™, part of the Barry Callebaut Group and known as the specialist in the production and sale of chocolate and cocoa-based decorations, now fully supports the Quality Partner Program (QPP) for its entire product portfolio.

9-month sales FY 2013/14 - Cocoa Acquisition Drives Strong Volume Expansion

Jul 03, 2014

Juergen Steinemann, said: “I am satisfied with our third-quarter volume growth which was driven by the acquired cocoa business, emerging markets and our Gourmet business. As we continued to focus on increasing our product margins, we concentrated on selective growth in developed markets. While the cocoa powder market remains challenging, we are very satisfied with the integration of the acquired cocoa business.”

EFSA issues positive Scientific Opinion on Barry Callebaut’s application for extending its health claim on cocoa flavanols: A new market beyond chocolate for cocoa flavanols and their healthy properties

May 06, 2014

Barry Callebaut received today a positive Scientific Opinion issued by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) on the background data to extend their existing health claim to cocoa extract products. This positive evaluation was officially published on May 5, 2014 and bodes very well for Barry Callebaut as EFSA’s expertise is usually the basis for approval by the EU Commission.