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A passion for chocolate: Barry Callebaut to open its first Chocolate Academy in the United States in September 2008

Mar 04, 2008
Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate, today announced that it will open a Chocolate Academy in Chicago as part of its commitment to building its business in North America and strengthening its relationships with chocolatiers and chefs in the United States.

World Chocolate Masters 2007: the winners

Oct 22, 2007
After three days of fierce competition the results of the World Chocolate Masters Final have been announced. Naomi Mizuno of Japan is crowned World Chocolate Master of 2007.

Barry Callebaut presents the World Chocolate Masters 2007

Jul 17, 2007
Experience this top-level competition for chocolate craftsmen live! Join Barry Callebaut’s organized bus trip to Paris!

The World Chocolate Masters, which takes place October 20-22, 2007 in Paris, is a spectacular international competition where 20 of the world’s best chocolatiers showcase their talent. The objective is to demonstrate original and innovative use of chocolate. This year's competition theme is "National Myths and Legends". Contestants are challenged to express this in all their creations! A jury of internationally renowned professionals will handpick this year’s winner from 20 finalists of the national pre-selections.
 
Experience this fascinating competition live and sign up for one of our organized bus tours from Germany and Switzerland to this year’s World Chocolate Masters in Paris – a must-see event for all chocolate lovers!

Cacao Barry® presents “Alto el Sol”: it's a long way to perfection

May 03, 2007
In its pursuit to find new exquisite chocolate flavors, Cacao Barry®’s team ventured deep into the Peruvian jungle to discover a small cocoa plantation whose harvest displays true vintage character. The new “Alto el Sol” chocolate owes its unique taste to the exclusive origin of the cocoa beans. It allows chocolatiers to add an authentic touch and a sense of adventure to their creations.

Accademia Maestri Pasticceri Italiani bestows award on Carma’s Claire: the best milk chocolate in the world

Nov 08, 2006

Claire, a Carma product, has won a Gold Medal from the Accademia Maestri Pasticceri Italiani as the superior quality milk chocolate. Carma, a Swiss quality brand catering to chocolate and confectionery artisans, belongs to the Swiss Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s largest manufacturer of cocoa and chocolate products.