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Barry Callebaut Group – 9-Month Key Sales Figures, Fiscal Year 2017/18
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Barry Callebaut Group – 9-Month Key Sales Figures, Fiscal Year 2017/18

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Good momentum continued
50 chefs from around the world
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The secret behind the chefs’ art of chocolate tasting and sensory language

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We have always imagined pastry chefs, in starred kitchens from brasseries and bistros to nouvelle cuisine restaurants, to be the experts in chocolate tasting. After all, these demanding professionals have a huge capacity for innovation and creativity; capable of creating the most delightful chocolate creations. Many can passionately express their masterpieces in the most poetic language, easily triggering our mouth to salivate uncontrollably. How are these chefs trained to be masters in chocolate tasting?
World child labor day
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Teaming up with Hershey to eradicate child labor

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Monitoring the cocoa farmer communities from whom we source from on cases of the worst forms of child labor, is one example of how Barry Callebaut aims to eradicate child labor. Combining our efforts with our customers increases our impact.
Antoine de Saint-Affrique's Closing Remark at CHOCOVISION 2018
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Committed to action

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In the name of the organizer of CHOCOVISION 2018, Antoine de Saint-Affrique, CEO of Barry Callebaut, just closed the fourth edition of the international biennial conference. Every two years, more than 200 leading personalities from industry, governments and civil society come together in Davos, Switzerland, to work together on securing a sustainable chocolate future for all stakeholders along the value chain – from the farmer to the consumer.
Barry Callebaut and Côte d’Ivoire intensify cooperation on a sustainable cocoa farming model
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Barry Callebaut and Côte d’Ivoire intensify cooperation on a sustainable cocoa farming model

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Barry Callebaut and Côte d’Ivoire sign two letters of intent to work collaboratively on a model for sustainable cocoa farming.
Barry Callebaut and Ghana intensify cooperation on a sustainable cocoa farming model
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Barry Callebaut and Ghana intensify cooperation on a sustainable cocoa farming model

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Barry Callebaut and the Ghana Cocoa Board sign letter of intent to work collaboratively on a model for sustainable cocoa farming.
World Bank Summit - Financing the transition to climate-smart agriculture
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Financing the transition to climate-smart agriculture

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Barry Callebaut’s Chief Innovation, Sustainability & Quality Officer Pablo Perversi took the stage May 23, 2018 at the World Bank Innovate for Climate Summit in Frankfurt (Germany). The topic at hand: financing sustainability. The focus of the summit was financing the transition towards a climate-smart agriculture that does not cause deforestation - a critical issue for Barry Callebaut.
Ruby chocolate recognized in Most Innovative New Product Awards
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Ruby chocolate honored: Barry Callebaut’s innovation highlighted at 2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo

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Ruby chocolate recognized in Most Innovative New Product Awards
Barry Callebaut opens CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™  center in South Africa
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Barry Callebaut opens CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ center in South Africa

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First CHOCOLATE ACADEMY center on the African continent
Krishnakumar Pillai
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Meet our new Head of Partnerships: Krishnakumar Pillai

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The new structure of the sustainability team is in place. One of its members is Krishnakumar Pillai, Head of Partnerships. Krishna will be in charge of identifying and working with external partners on sustainability. He is keen on impactful projects and getting the Forever Chocolate movement going! High time to get some more details from him…
Barry Callebaut employee Sarono at cocoa nursery
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Earth Day: Powered by the people

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See how Barry Callebaut employees are helping nature to thrive:
Claudia Pedretti
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Change in IR function at Barry Callebaut

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Claudia Pedretti-Lenz to succeed Evelyn Nassar as Head of Investor Relations effective July 1, 2018
Barry Callebaut Chocolate Blocks
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Barry Callebaut Group – Half-Year Results, Fiscal Year 2017/18

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Strong performance in the first six months
Empowering women in cocoa
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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018 at Barry Callebaut - Spotlight on empowering women in cocoa

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Today Barry Callebaut joins thousands, if not millions around the globe celebrating International Women’s Day.
Barry Callebaut launches pilot to drive systemic change in cocoa farming
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Barry Callebaut launches its first pilot to drive systemic change in cocoa farming

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Barry Callebaut launched its first Forever Chocolate Pilot in Indonesia. This is the first of a series of five pilot programs planned in cocoa origin countries that are intended to test theories of change in our quest to accelerate impact in sustainable cocoa production. We aim to increase the income of farmers, eradicate child labor and become carbon positive. Oliver Von Hagen, who is responsible for the Forever Chocolate pilots, provides further details.
African women farmers - Cocoa Horizons is part of the Forever Chocolate movement by driving change in the cocoa sector
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Cocoa Horizons 2016/17 Full Year Report: See how the Foundation is part of the Forever Chocolate movement by driving change in the cocoa sector

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The Cocoa Horizons Foundation has released its year-end review highlighting the efforts and achievements it has implemented in 2016/17.
Barry Callebaut and FlavaNaturals pioneer in flavanol-rich chocolate
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Barry Callebaut and FlavaNaturals pioneer an advancement of flavanol-rich chocolate in consumer product line

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Partnership showcases innovation with high-flavanol chocolate
Rainforest in Cameroon - Barry Callebaut has committed to become forest and carbon positive by 2025
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On our way to forest positive: Barry Callebaut’s global commitment to source 100% zero-deforestation

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If the chocolate industry does not commit to reducing its carbon footprint and achieve zero net deforestation in its supply chain, the ecosystems that provide chocolate ingredients will rapidly erode. Obviously, we could not let that happen.

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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