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Previous Q3 restated figures due to consumer divestment

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June 17, 2013
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Zurich/Switzerland –  June 17, 2013 – Barry Callebaut AG, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, will announce on July 4, 2013 its nine-month key sales figures of fiscal year 2012/13, ended May 31, 2013.

As announced in November 2012, Barry Callebaut completed the sale of its factory and the related business in Dijon (France) to “Chocolaterie de Bourgogne” concluding with this the final step to dispose of all its consumer activities. For comparison reasons, the Group’s previous nine-month sales figures for the fiscal year 2011/12 were restated as presented in the table below, whereas the restatements mainly reflect the impact of the divestment of Dijon. The same format will be used for the presentation of the Q3 key sales figures for the fiscal year 2012/13.

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Barry Callebaut:

With annual sales of about CHF 4.8 billion (EUR 4.0 billion / USD 5.2 billion) in fiscal year 2011/12, Zurich-based Barry Callebaut is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate – from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. Barry Callebaut operates out of 30 countries, runs more than 45 production facilities and employs a diverse and dedicated workforce of about 6,000 people. Barry Callebaut serves the entire food industry focusing on industrial food manufacturers, artisans and professional users of chocolate (such as chocolatiers, pastry chefs or bakers), the latter with its two global brands Callebaut® and Cacao Barry®. Barry Callebaut is the global leader in cocoa and chocolate innovations and provides a comprehensive range of services in the fields of product development, processing, training and marketing. Cost leadership is another important reason why global as well as local food manufacturers work together with Barry Callebaut. Through its Cocoa Horizons initiative and research activities, the company engages with farmers, farmer organizations and other partners to help ensure future supplies of cocoa and improve farmer livelihoods.

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Contact

 

for investors and financial analysts:

for the media:

Evelyn Nassar

Raphael Wermuth

Head of Investor Relations

Head of Media Relations

Barry Callebaut AG

Barry Callebaut AG

Phone: +41 43 204 04 23

Phone: +41 43 204 04 58

evelyn_nassar@barry-callebaut.com

raphael_wermuth@barry-callebaut.com

Group key figures for the first 9 months of fiscal year 2012/13 – from continuing operations. Restated figures Q3 2012/13 due to consumer divestiture

 

 

Change in %

 

 

 

 

in local currencies

in reporting currency

9 months up to

May 31, 2013

9 months up to

May 31, 2012

Group

 

 

 

 

 

Sales volume

Tonnes

 

 

 

1,028,237

Sales revenue

CHF m

 

 

 

3,557.3

By Region

 

 

 

 

 

Europe

 

 

 

 

 

Sales volume

Tonnes

 

 

 

524,345

Sales revenue

CHF m

 

 

 

1,664.2

Americas

 

 

 

 

 

Sales volume

Tonnes

 

 

 

263,515

Sales revenue

CHF m

 

 

 

809.0

Asia-Pacific

 

 

 

 

 

Sales volume

Tonnes

 

 

 

42,514

Sales revenue

CHF m

 

 

 

173.0

Global Sourcing & Cocoa

 

 

 

 

 

Sales volume

Tonnes

 

 

 

197,863

Sales revenue

CHF m

 

 

 

911.1

By Product Group

 

 

 

 

 

Sales Volume

Tonnes

 

 

 

1,028,237

Cocoa Products

Tonnes

 

 

 

197,863

Food Manufacturers Products

Tonnes

 

 

 

717,309

Gourmet & Specialties Products

Tonnes

 

 

 

113,065

Sales Revenue

CHF m

 

 

 

3,557.3

Cocoa Products

CHF m

 

 

 

911.1

Food Manufacturers Products

CHF m

 

 

 

2,081.8

Gourmet & Specialties Products

CHF m

 

 

 

564.4