Barry Callebaut Netherlands opens its new Chocolate Academy in Zundert

May 30, 2008
Barry Callebaut opens its 12th Chocolate Academy in Zundert (Brabant) at the Luijckx premises belonging to the Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate. Patrick De Maeseneire, CEO of Barry Callebaut attended the opening event as well as Paco Torreblanca – best patissier of Spain and one of the best in the world and the mayor of Zundert, Mrs. Poppe- de Looff. The inauguration of the new Chocolate Academy took place on Friday afternoon with the participation of numerous guests and press journalists.

24 origin chocolates matched with classic wines: Barry Callebaut presents tempting combinations of origin chocolates and classic wines

May 09, 2008
The rapid rise in interest in origin chocolates, each with its own unique and delicate flavor palette, creates new possibilities for combinations between wine and chocolate. This was demonstrated in a large-scale combination project by Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high quality cocoa and chocolate products. With over 40 varieties in its assortment, Barry Callebaut is the absolute world authority on origin chocolates. In order to take full advantage of the subtle and surprising flavors of these tempting chocolates, harmonious or contrasting combinations were sought with classic wines from every corner of the world.

Barry Callebaut to buy a 60%-stake in KLK Cocoa in Malaysia: Successful closing of transaction with Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad

Apr 30, 2008
After receiving the necessary approval of the Ministry of International Trade & Industry of Malaysia, Barry Callebaut announced today the closing of its acquisition of a 60%- stake in KLK Cocoa in Malaysia from Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad ( ).

Committed to a sustainable, responsible cocoa industry: Barry Callebaut and Biolands to replicate tested smallholder cocoa program

Apr 16, 2008
Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, has acquired a 49% stake in Biolands, Africa’s largest exporter of certified organic cocoa based in Tanzania, after purchasing 100% of Biolands’ top-grade cocoa for the past eight years.

Barry Callebaut reports results for first six months of fiscal year 2007/08 (1): Strong sales growth, investing in the future

Apr 03, 2008

Barry Callebaut AG today published its results for the first six months of fiscal year 2007/08 ended February 29, 2008.