Making cocoa farming more sustainable and profitable for farmers is key: That's why we are proud to announce that we partnered with IFC - a member of the World Bank Group - and IDH - the Dutch Sustainable Trade Initiative - for a risk sharing partnership of USD 9 million to cover up to 103,000 smallholder cocoa farmers in Cote d’Ivoire by 2020.
Read more about this ground breaking partnership: http://bddy.me/2bJY2TS
We launched our new, relocated Callebaut® Chocolate Academy center in Mumbai, India today! Our center in Mumbai is one of the company’s 19th chocolate training centers in the world. We’ll let you in on an open secret - this is really where all the Gourmet magic happens. The center is where professional chocolatiers, chefs and chocolate artisans gather for the valuable exchange of technical skills, training, innovation and dialogue so that chocolate lovers like us get the best chocolate experience possible.
Read more on our corporate website: https://lnkd.in/e4YST-E
Congrats to our colleagues from the Gourmet team: Food Ink, the world's first 3D-printing restaurant, partnered w/ Callebaut's Finest Belgian Chocolate to use its famous 811-line for the 3D-printed desserts!
From July 25 to 27, Food Ink resided in London with its pop-up restaurant where everything is 3D-printed, from the chairs, the cutlery to the food.
Pascale Meulemeester, Vice President of Barry Callebaut's Global Gourmet business: "It is a great honor for us to be part of this event and participate in this highly innovative project. This proves again that Callebaut's Finest Belgian Chocolate is the chocolate preferred by chefs worldwide."