In its first quarter of fiscal year 2013/14 (ended November 30, 2013), Barry Callebaut increased its sales volume by 19.5% to 463,996 tonnes. Excluding the recently acquired cocoa business, the Group’s volume growth was +4.6% for the period under review.
Barry Callebaut – 3-month key sales figures, fiscal year 2013/14: Solid start – good progress on integration of acquired cocoa business
Annual General Meeting 2013 of Barry Callebaut AG: All motions approved by shareholders
The ordinary Annual General Meeting of Barry Callebaut AG was held on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, in Zurich-Oerlikon under the chairmanship of Andreas Jacobs, Chairman of the Board of Directors. All motions were adopted as proposed by the Board of Directors.
Barry Callebaut begins production in new, relocated factory in Japan
Barry Callebaut today officially announced that it has completed the move of its Japan’s chocolate factory from Amagasaki to Takasaki, as announced in June 2012. The new and larger facility, which was officially inaugurated today, offers an initial annual production capacity of 22,000 tonnes of chocolate and compound products. The total amount invested is CHF 18.5 million (JPY 2,081 million / EUR 15.4 million / USD 19.4 million).
Barry Callebaut Sustainability Report 2012/13 highlights sustainability practices and accomplishments with focus on cocoa farming
Barry Callebaut today announced its 2012/13 Sustainability Report which details the company’s strategy in the areas of sustainable cocoa, environmental protection and employee development.
Barry Callebaut – Full-year results, fiscal year 2012/13: Significant top-line growth, profitability gained momentum
In the past fiscal year 2012/13 (ended August 31, 2013), Barry Callebaut strongly increased its sales volume by 11.4% to 1,535,662 tonnes. Excluding the recently acquired cocoa business, the Group accelerated the pace of its volume growth in the second half to +8.7% for the full year. This growth, which was considerably above the global market, was achieved in a partly challenging economic environment. All Regions and Product Groups contributed to this exceptional growth.