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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 confirms its leadership at FIE 2007, London: Ten new and unique innovations in chocolate

Oct 16, 2007
Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut confirms its position as the world’s leading innovator: 10 innovations will be exclusively presented at FIE London, from 30 October to 1 November 2007, at the Barry Callebaut stand (South Hall, entrance S4, F131)

Barry Callebaut launches new ACTICOA™ cocoa powder : New cocoa powder allows minimum intake for maximum health benefits of antioxidants

Oct 09, 2007
Barry Callebaut announces the launch of a unique new cocoa powder: ACTICOA™ cocoa powder is a special cocoa powder that contains a guaranteed minimum percentage of cocoa flavanols, making it a rich source of antioxidants. In addition to the health benefits, the cocoa powder guarantees a delicious, full-flavored chocolate drink. With a wide range of possible applications and proven health benefits, Barry Callebaut’s latest innovation offers customers genuine added value for their products range.

Barry Callebaut acquires cocoa factory in Philadelphia

Oct 05, 2007
Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, announced today that it signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Food Processing International, Inc. (FPI), a cocoa processing company in Eddystone near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. FPI owns a factory with a capacity for cocoa liquor production of 25,000 metric tons per year. Financed by a group of private investors, the factory started production in 2006 and is now fully operational.

New chocolate combining health and indulgence: Barry Callebaut obtains dentists’ endorsement for its newly developed tooth friendly chocolate

Sep 28, 2007
Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, receives the “Happy Tooth” endorsement from the dental experts of the Toothfriendly International organization for its new non-laxative chocolate. Barry Callebaut’s new tooth friendly chocolate has undergone a stringent testing procedure. Accredited university dental institutes have certified that the isomaltulose-based chocolate is guaranteed safe for teeth. Isomaltulose is a natural constituent of honey and sugar cane and has a very natural sweet taste. Unlike sucrose, isomaltulose is tooth friendly and not laxative.