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Laying of foundation stone for factory in China: Barry Callebaut is building a new CHF 20 million chocolate factory near Shanghai

Nov 28, 2006
After being granted a business license and opening a sales office in Shanghai, China, in October 2006, Barry Callebaut today laid the foundation stone for a new state-of-the-art chocolate factory in Suzhou, China. Suzhou is located in the Greater Shanghai area and offers an excellent infrastructure in a new industrial park. Construction and start-up time for the new factory will take between 12 and 18 months. The total investment is about CHF 20 million (EUR 12.7 million). The new factory will have a capacity of 25,000 tonnes and offer about 100 new jobs once it is running at full capacity.

Barry Callebaut appoints Olaf Blank as Vice President Consumer Products Europe

Nov 24, 2006
Barry Callebaut AG, the world’s leading manufacturer of cocoa and chocolate products, has appointed Olaf Blank (born 1951) as Vice President Consumer Products Europe, effective December 1, 2006. In this function, he will also be Managing Director of Barry Callebaut’s German consumer products subsidiary, Stollwerck GmbH, reporting to Onno Bleeker. Onno Bleeker, who was appointed President Europe as of September 2006, will now focus entirely on managing the Group’s activities in Western and Eastern Europe.

Barry Callebaut reports results for fiscal year 2005/06: Sustained profit growth

Nov 02, 2006
Barry Callebaut AG, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, announced today its results for fiscal year 2005/06 ended August 31, 2006 – the tenth year since Belgian Callebaut merged with French Cacao Barry in 1996.

Barry Callebaut reports results for first nine months of fiscal year 2005/06: Very strong third quarter

Jun 29, 2006
Barry Callebaut AG, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, announced today its results for the first nine months of fiscal year 2005/06 ended May 31, 2006. Operating profit (EBIT) advanced by 14.6% to CHF 215.6 million for the current fiscal year, up from CHF 188.1 million in the prior year. EBIT per tonne, the key indicator for operational performance, was CHF 272.5, up 14.4%. Net profit (PAT) went up by 23.8% to CHF 126.0 million (prior-year period: CHF 101.8 million).

Laying of foundation stone for factory in Russia: Barry Callebaut is building a new CHF 25 million chocolate factory near Moscow

Apr 19, 2006
Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of cocoa and chocolate products, today laid the foundation stone for its new state-of-the-art chocolate factory located at 60 km from Moscow in Chekhov, Russia, during a special ceremony with local dignitaries. The new factory is scheduled to become operational at the beginning of 2007. The total investment is about CHF 25 million (EUR 17 million). The production facility will have a capacity of more than 25,000 tonnes and employ about 70 people once it is running at full capacity.