Barry Callebaut at a glance
We source every fifth cocoa bean grown worldwide, creating delicious chocolate & cocoa experiences
As a business-to-business company, the Barry Callebaut Group serves the entire food industry, from global and local food manufacturers to artisanal and professional users of chocolate, such as chocolatiers, pastry chefs, bakers, hotels, restaurants or caterers.
We are able to provide our customers with added-value products and services adapted to specific market needs, ahead of trends and at a competitive price.
Barry Callebaut is the outsourcing partner of choice for leading global and local food companies with which we have a number of long-term partnership agreements. We are also the world's largest supplier of gourmet chocolates and specialties products. The global brands catering to the specific needs of these Gourmet customers are Callebaut® and Cacao Barry®, Carma® and the decorations specialist Mona Lisa®.
Our vision and values
Everything we do is rooted in our five core values – customer focus, passion, entrepreneurship, team spirit, and integrity.
We believe in doing well to do good. This is also reflected by the fact that about 30% of our dividends support the Jacobs Foundation, which is dedicated to education and the future of young people.
Geographical split (as per end of fiscal year 2021/22)
The Barry Callebaut Group is organized into different Regions: Region EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa), Region Americas and Region Asia Pacific. The globally managed Global Cocoa business is reported as a separate segment like a Region.
Overall, Barry Callebaut operated 66 factories worldwide by the end of fiscal year 2021/22, selling its products to 144 countries.
Sales volume by Product Group
Barry Callebaut is serving various customer segments - from global and local food manufacturers to artisanal and professional users of chocolate - through three different Product Groups: Food Manufacturers Products, Cocoa Products and Gourmet & Specialties Products.
The mid-term guidance for the 3-year period 2020/21 - 2022/23:
On average 5-7% volume growth and EBIT above volume growth in local currencies, barring any major unforeseeable events.