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Annual General Meeting 2007 of Barry Callebaut AG: All motions approved by shareholders

Nov 29, 2007
The ordinary Annual General Meeting of Barry Callebaut AG was held on Thursday, November 29, 2007, in Zurich under the chairmanship of Andreas Jacobs, Chairman of the Board. All motions proposed by the Board were adopted.

Chocolate that helps to maintain a healthy intestinal balance: Barry Callebaut launches first probiotic chocolate on industrial scale in partnership with Lal’food

Nov 28, 2007
Next week will see the launch of the world’s first probiotic chocolate produced on industrial scale at the Food Ingredients Europe 2007 trade fair in London. Barry Callebaut’s latest innovation in the field of functional chocolate is the outcome of intense cooperation between the chocolate manufacturer and the Lallemand group, producer of probiotics. Thanks to a number of revolutionary modifications to the chocolate-making process, Barry Callebaut has succeeded in producing a chocolate enriched with probiotic microorganisms that help to restore the balance of the intestinal flora, capable of resisting the normal chocolate production process with a long shelf life. Initial studies also confirm that chocolate is a superior carrier for the intestinal delivery of probiotics, ensuring the survival of up to 4 times as many beneficial probiotic bacteria as those contained in milk-based substrates.

Closing of Brach’s sale to Farley’s & Sathers Candy Company Inc.

Nov 15, 2007
Barry Callebaut AG today said it completed the sale of its U.S. sugar candy business Brach’s to Farley’s & Sathers Candy Company Inc., as announced in September. The sale included all of the business and all assets of Brach’s and its affiliates, including three factories. The two parties agreed not to disclose any financial details of the transaction.

Barry Callebaut reports results for fiscal year 2006/07: Continued strong sales and profit growth

Nov 06, 2007

Barry Callebaut AG, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, today published its results for fiscal year 2006/07 closed as of August 31, 2007.

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.