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Important step in long-term commitment to ensuring sustainable cocoa sector: Callebaut® launches Fairtrade certified chocolate

Dec 19, 2011

Callebaut® Finest Belgian Chocolate™ today announced the launch of Fairtrade certified versions of its popular 811NV (55.3% Cacao Dark), 823NV (35.1% Milk) and 70-30-38NV (70% Cacao Dark) references to confectioners, bakers and pastry chefs.

Pastry professionals invited to enter Cacao Barry® L’Art du Chocolatier Challenge 2012 for coveted title of Chocolatier of the Year

Nov 03, 2011

Renowned for producing the finest-grade chocolate in the world, Cacao Barry® is searching for the Chocolatier of the Year in 2012 in its annual L’Art du Chocolatier Challenge, a competition that encourages creativity and expertise in designing and executing original creations using the French premium chocolate brand.

The Dutch Chef Frank Haasnoot wins the World Chocolate Masters 2011

Oct 21, 2011

After three-days of breathtaking competition between nineteen national Chocolate Masters, the results of the fourth World Chocolate Masters competition have been announced. The event took place at the "Salon du Chocolat Professionnel" exhibition at Porte de Versailles in Paris (France). At this year's world finals, organised for the fourth time by Cacao Barry®, Callebaut® and Carma®, Frank Haasnoot, winner of the Dutch World Chocolate Masters preselection, was selected as the "World Chocolate Master 2011" by an international jury composed of twenty-two leading chocolate professionals. In second place was Yoshiaki Uezaki from Japan and in third place Palle Sorensen from Denmark.

Newsflash: A chocolate dress by Cacao Barry® for the opening of the Salon du Chocolat

Oct 20, 2011

Yesterday evening, the young singer Juliette Katz walked down the walkway in a splendid dress made of chocolate by Cacao Barry®. The occasion for this unusual appearance was the opening fashion show for the 17th Salon du Chocolat, held under the patronage of Chantal Thomass.

Callebaut® celebrates 100 years of making fine Belgian chocolate

Jun 23, 2011

Since 1911, Callebaut® has become the preferred partner for chocolate and chocolate-related products for skilled professionals active in the confectionery, pastry, restaurant and catering communities. This year, Callebaut® is proud to celebrate its anniversary: 100 years of Callebaut® Finest Belgian Chocolate.