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Functional chocolate to drive market growth in 2009 and beyond: Barry Callebaut’s ACTICOA™ conquers chocolate market

Jan 30, 2009
Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high quality cocoa and chocolate products, expects the number of products containing ACTICOA™ cocoa or chocolate to double in 2009. At present, more than 30 products with ACTICOA™ are sold in more than 10 countries around the world. ACTICOA™ chocolate is one of the richest natural source of cocoa flavanols and among other proven health benefits has a positive effect on cardiovascular health.

Barry Callebaut offers unique Valentine’s Day opportunities to learn the art of candy-making from acclaimed pastry chef

Jan 23, 2009

Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, will offer two Valentine’s Day courses that are open to the public at its Chocolate Academy in Chicago.

Barry Callebaut reports sales for first three months of fiscal year 2008/09: Barry Callebaut continues sales growth in a tough economic environment

Jan 21, 2009

Barry Callebaut AG continued to grow in the first three months of fiscal year 2008/09 ended November 30, 2008, in a tough global economic environment. Good growth rates in the first two months of the quarter were offset by weak demand in the last month of the quarter. In November 2008, the entire chocolate industry faced weakening market conditions. The market experienced a drop in demand and customer ordering patterns became more short-term.

Barry Callebaut opens brand new 100,000 tonne chocolate factory in Mexico

Jan 15, 2009
Barry Callebaut AG, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, today inaugurated its new state-of-the-art chocolate factory located in Monterrey, Mexico. The construction of this factory is paramount to Barry Callebaut’s global expansion strategy and underlines the company’s commitment to the Americas.

Annual General Meeting 2008 of Barry Callebaut AG: All motions approved by shareholders

Dec 04, 2008
The ordinary Annual General Meeting of Barry Callebaut AG was held on Thursday, December 4, 2008, in Zurich under the chairmanship of Andreas Jacobs, Chairman of the Board. All motions proposed by the Board were adopted. 1,006 shareholders attended the meeting, representing 3,902,820 shares or 75.49% of the share capital.