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Barry Callebaut takes over remaining 51% of certified bean supplier Biolands

Feb 19, 2014

Barry Callebaut acquired the remaining 51% of Biolands Group, its long-time supplier of certified cocoa beans from East and West Africa. Barry Callebaut has been purchasing 100% of Biolands’ top-grade cocoa since 2000 and acquired a 49% stake in Tanzanian-based Biolands International in 2008.

Callebaut® created chocolate fashion décor to the Belgian themed Opening Ceremony show

Feb 09, 2014

During the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York, Opening Ceremony presented its new Fall/Winter 2014 collection in an impressive chocolate décor created by Callebaut®. The Opening Ceremony fashion show and collection is inspired by founders Carol Lim and Humberto Leon’s travels to Belgium. As Callebaut® chocolate has been crafted in the small Belgian town of Wieze from bean to chocolate since 1911, to Opening Ceremony there was no way around Callebaut® for their Belgium themed fashion show.

Peter Hernou is the new Belgian Chocolate Ambassador for Callebaut®

Feb 08, 2014

Peter Hernou is the new Belgian Chocolate Ambassador for Callebaut®. The company announced the news during the opening night of the Salon Du Chocolat at Tour & Taxis in Brussels. The ‘Latte Art’ world champion will employ his expertise in the new range of ‘Finest Belgian Hot Chocolate’, high quality hot chocolate for the catering sector based on Belgian chocolate callets in six different flavors. The collaboration between Peter Hernou and Callebaut® is a response to increasing consumer demand for ‘genuine hot chocolate’.

Eerste Minister bezoekt Callebaut® op Salon du Chocolat

Feb 08, 2014

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Cacao Barry® has the pleasure to announce “The Inspiration from Nature”: theme of 6th World Chocolate Masters

Feb 07, 2014

While Italy is still celebrating Davide Comaschi’s victory at the World Chocolate Masters 2013, Cacao Barry has the pleasure to announce the theme for the upcoming edition: INSPIRATION FROM NATURE.