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Disclosing our direct cocoa suppliers in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Cameroon

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Disclosing our direct cocoa suppliers in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Cameroon

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By publicly sharing the geographic location of the cooperatives and districts we source from we are contributing to transparency and traceability in our cocoa supply chain.
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Forever Chocolate strategy once again recognized as a leader among peers

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Barry Callebaut’s Forever Chocolate has been ranked by Sustainalytics as the #2 sustainability strategy, out of 182 assessed companies in the packaged food industry.
Making Sustainable Chocolate the Norm in Japan
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Japanese chocolate manufacturers, artisans and retailers unite to make sustainable chocolate the norm

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Japanese chocolate manufacturers, artisans and retailers band together in a virtual press event hosted by Barry Callebaut to voice a shared ambition to create a sustainable future
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Barry Callebaut successfully placed its second Schuldscheindarlehen

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The Barry Callebaut Group announced today the successful placement of its second Schuldscheindarlehen in two years’ time, which further strengthens its long term liquidity structure.
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Sharing our knowledge with industry to improve carbon reduction goals in the cocoa supply chain

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As part of our Forever Chocolate commitments, we aim to be carbon and forest positive by 2025. Working with Quantis, we have developed an innovative assessment which will help us and our customers link forest protection activities with carbon reduction goals.
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Barry Callebaut Group – 9-Month Key Sales Figures, Fiscal Year 2019/20

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Good momentum of first six months impacted by COVID-19 in third quarter; updated mid-term guidance
Barry Callebaut completes acquisition GKC Foods Australia
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Barry Callebaut completes acquisition of GKC Foods in Australia

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Acquisition establishes Barry Callebaut’s direct presence and manufacturing capacity in Australia to cater for the Australian and New Zealand markets
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It’s a 1234: Singapore’s #1 chocolate factory for 23 years just got bigger with its 4th production line!

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The largest industrial chocolate factory in Singapore has added a 4th chocolate line that will boost the volume of chocolate for the Asia Pacific market. That’s more chocolate for all as this factory in Singapore keeps the industry growing, bringing good news to our customers in the region.
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Barry Callebaut launches BC LIVE, a digital events platform

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Engaging customers on a virtual journey of chocolate and cocoa, and introducing 2 new product innovations, through the lens of eating lifestyles.
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Cocoa sourcing and processing in Africa during times of COVID-19

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Africa is the largest cocoa producing region in the world. So how has Barry Callebaut managed business continuity during COVID-19? We ask Jo Thys, Vice President Cocoa Africa, to explain the priorities, unique challenges and efforts to ensure ‘business as usual’ operations during this time.
Barry Callebaut to acquire GKC Foods in Australia
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Barry Callebaut to acquire GKC Foods in Australia

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The Barry Callebaut Group has signed an agreement to acquire GKC Foods (Australia) Pty Ltd, a producer of chocolate, coatings and fillings, serving many consumer chocolate brands in Australia and New Zealand.
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The journey to become a cocoa farmer and the impact of COVID-19

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In late 2019, we followed Deborah Osei Mensah as she traveled to Ecuador to learn different farming techniques and her vision for a rehabilitated, diverse and professionally run cocoa farm. We caught up with Deborah to hear more about her story to become a farmer and how COVID-19 has impacted her.
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Sustainability is the future of the Japanese chocolate market

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The COVID-19 pandemic is driving heightened consumer interest in sustainability. Let’s take a peek at the Japanese consumer's interest in food sustainability – and why we think sustainability is the future of the Japanese chocolate market.
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Barry Callebaut and Unilever collaborate to support cocoa farmer cooperatives in Côte d'Ivoire.

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Barry Callebaut and Unilever join forces to respond to COVID-19 with the donation and distribution of 10’000 pieces of soap to cocoa farming communities in Côte d'Ivoire.
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Brazil: continuing cocoa purchasing during COVID-19 and supporting cocoa farmer livelihoods

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Brazil is an example of how we are committed to supporting the livelihoods of cocoa farmers by continuing to purchase, deliver and process cocoa whilst practicing social distancing and hygiene practices.
Barry Callebaut Group – Half-Year Results, Fiscal Year 2019/20
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Barry Callebaut Group – Half-Year Results, Fiscal Year 2019/20

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Presentation of the Half-Year Results of the Barry Callebaut Group for the 2019/20 Fiscal Year: strong volume growth and profitability
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Farm-level operations: supporting cocoa farmers at the time of COVID-19

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As a leader and trusted partner in the global food Supply Chain, Barry Callebaut plays a critical social role in continuing to produce food products during these challenging times.
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Our progress towards ending deforestation and restoring forests in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana

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The Cocoa & Forests Initiative (CFI) is the commitment made by the world’s largest cocoa producing countries - Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana, civil society and leading chocolate companies to end deforestation and restore forests. Today, we release our CFI Progress Report 2019.

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