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The new CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ Center in Banbury

Hear, hear! Barry Callebaut inaugurates its brand new CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ Center in Banbury, UK

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The new CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ Center** in Banbury
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Barry Callebaut inaugurates its brand new CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ Center in Banbury, UK

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We had the pleasure to inaugurate the new Chocolate Academy in Banbury, UK - all part of our continuous expansion and ambitious growth strategy in one of Europe’s biggest chocolate confectionery markets in volume terms.
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Our journey towards 100% sustainable chocolate

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In 2016 we launched Forever Chocolate, our plan to make sustainable chocolate the norm by 2025.
Reducing carbon footprint
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Capping global warming at 1.5° C

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Barry Callebaut has succeeded in fiscal year 2018/19 to reduce its carbon footprint by -6.7 %, from 9.10 million tonnes to 8.49 million tonnes, despite increased production. The Group's carbon reduction strategy was validated a Science Based Target.
Forever Chocolate outperforming on sustainability
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Barry Callebaut’s Forever Chocolate leads annual Sustainalytics ranking

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Barry Callebaut considered the leader among peers
cocoa traceability
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Barry Callebaut establishes traceability for a third of its global cocoa volume

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Barry Callebaut establishes traceability for a third of its global cocoa volume
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Barry Callebaut partners with USAid Green Invest Asia to build a platform for sustainable coconut production

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What does a sustainable coconut look like? On March 7, Barry Callebaut and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Green Invest Asia, brought together buyers, processors and other actors actively involved in the coconut supply chain in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to do exactly that, establish a sustainable coconut and coconut oil value chain.
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Diverse teams are the basis of a successful business

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Celebrating International Women’s Day, Isabelle Esser CHRO and Massimo Garavaglia President EMEA share their perspective on how Barry Callebaut is tackling gender balance and the importance of diverse teams for business performance
Thriving Nature
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Establishing 100% traceability for our cocoa supply chain in Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana

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Read Barry Callebaut's Action Plan under the Cocoa and Forests Initiative (CFI) Frameworks for Action.
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Space Odyssey: mapping deforestation from out of space

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At Barry Callebaut we have the ambitious target of being carbon and forest positive by 2025. To help us achieve this, we have partnered with experts in this field to develop a unique project which uses artificial intelligence, remote sensing and the newest methodology to classify landscapes.
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Mapping the source of our sustainable ingredients

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Barry Callebaut has committed to having 100% sustainable ingredients in all products by 2025, as part of the Forever Chocolate strategy. To make our progress visible, we created a sustainable source map.
eradicating child labor
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Eradicating child labor: move from remediation to prevention

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The Jacobs Foundation is devoted to promoting child and youth development all over the world. We met up with Fabio Segura, Head of International Programs of the Jacobs Foundation, to discuss how their actions are supporting the eradication of child labor.
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New Horizons for cocoa

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Eradicating child labor is a challenge that the entire cocoa industry has been working toward for more than a decade. However, the reality is that instances still persist, which makes it crucial to test new approaches and combine tactics in order to have an impact.
driving carbon emissions reductions in our supply chain
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Going for gold: driving carbon emissions reductions in our supply chain

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At Barry Callebaut, we aim to be carbon and forest positive by 2025. But we are not only looking at the carbon footprint created by our own operations and the energy we use, we are also taking the big step to account for the footprint of our entire supply chain.
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The sweet spots of sustainable sourcing

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By 2025, Barry Callebaut will have 100% sustainable ingredients in all of its products. This year, we have made great progress with 44% of what we source being sustainable. This achievement demonstrates the power of working and collaborating with customers, NGOs and government.
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Boosting cocoa production in Brazil

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With an annual production capacity of around 600,000 seedlings, our nursery in Illheus, Brazil, is a great example of how we are making a real impact in supporting cocoa farmers.
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Zeroing in on our approach to child labor

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By 2025, Barry Callebaut has committed to eradicating child labor from its supply chain. We ask Andres Tschannen, Partnerships Lead at Barry Callebaut, about the issues of child labor in the cocoa supply chain and how we are progressing in our efforts.
Greener Pastures for Dairy
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Greener Pastures for Dairy

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As part of our Forever Chocolate commitments, we will source 100% sustainable ingredients in all our products by 2025. Achieving sustainable dairy products is a big challenge to us, as it is a large contributor to carbon emissions, and therefore, climate change.
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The Farmer Entrepreneur

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Poultry and vegetable production, clean energy cook stoves 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.

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Your Barry Callebaut Group Contacts

Christiaan Prins
Head of External Affairs
+41 43 204 03 76
Frank Keidel
Head of Media Relations
+41 76 399 69 06​
Claudia Pedretti
Head of Investor Relations
+41 43 204 04 23