Standard & Poor’s (@SPGlobal), one of the most important providers of #credit #ratings, just upgraded #BarryCallebaut to #InvestmentGrade BBB-, up from BB+ - two months after the upgrade to investment grade by Moody's (@MoodysInvSvc): https://t.co/8h0rEjXtVi
Did you know that at #BarryCallebaut #dairy products are a large contributor to our carbon emissions? Check out what we are doing to address this challenge to achieve our #ThrivingNature #sustainableingredients #ForeverChocolate targets by 2025: https://t.co/UzyRd5ARkK
How can we make #sustainable #chocolate the norm? We asked Antonie Foutain (@antonie), Managing Director, @voicenetworkeu. Check out his response in the video below. And: Stay tuned for the publication of our #ForeverChocolate Progress Report 2017/18 on December 6, 2018!
Greener Pastures for Dairy
As part of Forever Chocolate, we will source 100% sustainable ingredients in all our products by 2025. Achieving sustainable dairy products is a big challenge to us. In this video, we highlight the issues, challenges and perspectives for achieving sustainable dairy products by 2025.
What do poultry & vegetable #farming & clean #energy cookstoves have to do with #cocoa farming? See what #BarryCallebaut is doing in our pilot programs in #IvoryCoast, #Ghana, #Cameroon, #Indonesia & #Brazil to help professionalize farming: https://t.co/bI2eq3VXJE
Professionalizing cocoa farming: Barry Callebaut's pilot projects
Poultry and vegetable production, clean energy cookstoves and making cocoa farming more attractive to women are just some examples of the initiatives Barry Callebaut is undertaking in our pilot programs to help professionalize farming.
As part of Barry Callebaut's Forever Chocolate plan, we are implementing pilot programs in five origin countries to test innovative practices to help professionalize farming.
How can we make #sustainable #chocolate the norm? We asked Kate Robertson (@kateatoyw), Founder @OneYoungWorld. Check out her response in the video below. And: Stay tuned for the publication of our #ForeverChocolate Progress Report 2017/18 on December 6, 2018!
A great example of our #innovation capability is the launch of the 4th type of #chocolate, #ruby. It took barely 6 months after the formal launch in September 2017 for the 4th type of chocolate to conquer the world: LINK.
To learn how we can accelerate impact on the ground, we launched various pilot projects under our #ForeverChocolate umbrella. Goal is to test innovative, #sustainable #cocoa #farming approaches. Check out our results so far: LINK.
True leaders never stop #learning: Since it's creation, we have trained more than 3,500 employees in our #training and conference center in Marbach Castle, Germany. Read the full story in our this year's #AnnualReport: LINK.
Last May, we opened our 1st CHOCOLATE ACADEMY center on the #African continent. Check out how renowned #chefs & industry experts from around the world will share their passion, innovative ideas and expertise with local talents: LINK.
Based on good visibility on volume growth & healthy global demand, we're confident to achieve our mid-term guidance: 4-6% volume growth + EBIT growth on average above volume growth in local currencies. In the 1st half of this fiscal year we'll announce our new mid-term guidance.
Our long-term #strategy remains unchanged. We continue to execute our 4 pillar strategy through the lens of 'smart growth'. When it comes to the new year, we will keep driving SMART #growth in all its aspects: keep growing consistently, profitably and sustainably.
We will propose to the #AnnualGeneralMeeting a number of changes in the Board - Jim Donald will not stand for reelection: @sujachandra, Chief Information & Digital Officer of @KCCorp; Angela Wei Dong, GM Greater China @Nike; Markus Neuhaus, Chairman of the Board @PwC_Switzerland