Future-proof the ingredients in your products

Each ingredient in chocolate faces its own sustainability challenges. That’s why we work to scale sustainability programs that address the right environmental, economic and social issues in each region we source from. You can join our movement to make sustainable chocolate the norm by purchasing sustainable products or partnering in programs that source more ingredients sustainably.

Cocoa

For our key raw material, Barry Callebaut has invested in the development of sustainable cocoa programs for well over a decade. We offer sustainable cocoa from the following programs: Cocoa Horizons, Fairtrade, Rainforest Alliance and UTZ. Explore each of these programs and see which products we offer today that contain sustainable cocoa.

Cocoa pods

Beyond cocoa

With a variety of ingredients, comes a variety of challenges, plus increased scrutiny around the sourcing of these raw materials. Barry Callebaut’s Forever Chocolate commitment enables us to help you reduce your own supply chain risks and future-proof chocolate, beyond cocoa.

Among the key raw materials in our supply chain, both cane sugar and palm oil have been targeted by NGOs and media for their negative environmental and human rights impacts. But there are sustainable options that are addressing these challenges. A switch from conventional to sustainable palm oil and sugar not only decreases reputational risk, but enables brands to differentiate their product, meet the demands of consumers, increase value, and positively impact society.

Next steps

Consumer insights show that the majority of shoppers prefer sustainable ingredients and will switch to brands with a purpose and a positive impact. Contact your Barry Callebaut sales representative to learn how to leverage more value from sustainability claims and how else our ingredients can benefit your business.

Discover our Cocoa Horizons products

Ruby Chocolate (high viscosity)

Ruby Chocolate the biggest innovation in the chocolate industry in 80 years. Ruby offers an intense sensorial delight, a totally new taste experience: neither bitter, milky or sweet, but a tension of fresh berry fruitiness and luscious smoothness.

  • Range
  • Fluidity
    2
  • Min. % Dry cocoa solids
    40.3%
  • Min. % Dry milk solids
    23.5%
Sao Tomé Dark chocolate

This dark chocolate with cocoa from Sao Tomé has a strong cocoa flavor with peaks of red and yellow fruits.

  • Range
  • Fluidity
    3
  • Cocoa intensity
    3
  • Min. % Dry cocoa solids
    74.4%
Milk chocolate without added sugar (Mix)

Milk chocolate without added sugar. The sugars in this chocolate are replaced with maltitol, dietary fiber blend and the natural sweetener steviol glycosides, also known as stevia, to keep the sweet taste of chocolate. 

  • Range
  • Fluidity
    3
  • Cocoa intensity
    1
  • Min. % Dry cocoa solids
    43.7%
Mild Milk Chocolate

A medium sweet milk chocolate with pronounced buttery flavours, yet smooth and creamy on the palate.

  • Range
  • Fluidity
    1
  • Cocoa intensity
    1
  • Min. % Dry cocoa solids
    29.4%

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