Carma® is Barry Callebaut’s Swiss Gourmet & Specialties brand for artisans, chefs and pastry chefs. It was created in 1931 in Zurich by Carl Maentler (Carma), who decided to launch high quality ready-to-use products in order to facilitate the work of pastry chefs. For more than seventy years, Carma® has been recognized as a reference brand in the gastronomy, hotel, restaurant and catering sector (HORECA) as well as in the pastry and confectionery sectors. Professionals know that Carma® is the partner of choice for making highly creative desserts.

A comprehensive know-how and high professionalism are behind Carma®'s ready-to-use products reflecting the Swiss high quality image. Carma®'s extensive product range covers all applications in the pastry and confectionery sector - whether Swiss chocolate couverture or pastry glazes, fillings, instant products, dessert sauces, gels and bake stable marmalades or many other products.

Carma chocolate
Carma recipe

Historically, Carma® was a Swiss company producing for the Swiss market. Today, thanks to its successful expansion and increasing demand, it exports to a broad customer base around the word. Carma® is particularly well-known in the Asian and North American markets.

Carma® is a Barry Callebaut brand. Learn more about Carma® and its wide range of products and services at


Additional information

Carma website