Barry Callebaut reports sales for first three months of fiscal year 2007/08: Strong sales growth

Jan 22, 2008

Barry Callebaut AG announced today its key sales figures for the first three months of fiscal year 2007/08 ended November 30, 2007. Barry Callebaut achieved continued strong sales growth in the first three months of the current fiscal year as sales volumes rose 10.6% to 331,916 metric tonnes – more than three times the growth rate of the global chocolate market.

Barry Callebaut acquires production capacity in Japan: Successful closing of transaction with Morinaga

Jan 10, 2008
Barry Callebaut today announced the closing of the transaction with Morinaga, one of Japan’s largest food companies with numerous established brands. The transaction involves the acquisition of cocoa and chocolate production equipment at a Morinaga facility in Amagasaki near Osaka, Japan. At the same time, the two companies entered into a 10-year supply agreement for 9,000 metric tonnes a year – doubling Barry Callebaut’s sales volumes in Japan.

Inauguration of Barry Callebaut’s chocolate factory in China: Intention to grow sales out of China by six times by 2012

Jan 09, 2008
Barry Callebaut AG today inaugurated its new state-of-the-art chocolate factory and its 8th Chocolate Academy, both located about 100 km west of Shanghai in Suzhou, People’s Republic of China.

Barry Callebaut continues innovation: new chocolate products with health benefits presented at ISM

Dec 21, 2007
Visit the booth of Barry Callebaut at ISM (Hall 10.2 Aisle C No.: 010, Aisle D No.: 019) from Sunday 27 until Wednesday 30 January 2008, as to discover the new chocolate innovations: unique combinations of health and indulgence.

Barry Callebaut closes acquisition of FPI cocoa factory in Philadelphia

Dec 17, 2007
Barry Callebaut announced today the closing of its acquisition of 100% of Food Processing International, Inc. (FPI) in the United States, as announced in October 2007. The acquisition includes the takeover of FPI’s factory in Eddystone near Philadelphia with a capacity for cocoa liquor production of 25,000 metric tons per year.