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Barry Callebaut Group – Half-Year Results, Fiscal Year 2018/19

Barry Callebaut Group – Half-Year Results, Fiscal Year 2018/19

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Victor Balli - Remco Steenbergen
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Change in the Executive Committee of Barry Callebaut

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Chief Financial Officer Victor Balli to retire; Remco J. Steenbergen to succeed him effective March 1, 2018
Ethical Corporation
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Forever Chocolate shortlisted for Responsible Business Awards 2017

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Great recognition for Barry Callebaut’s Forever Chocolate strategy. Forever Chocolate was shortlisted in the category Sustainable Business Communication of the Year of the Responsible Business Awards.
supplier diversity

Introducing the Supplier Diversity Program for Barry Callebaut USA

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At Barry Callebaut it is our mission to give diverse suppliers equal access to potential business opportunities. We aim to build a world-class supply base that is reflective of the markets we serve. This is why we are starting a supplier diversity program in the United States, one of our biggest markets.
acquisition of D’Orsogna Dolciaria
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Barry Callebaut completes acquisition of D’Orsogna Dolciaria

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Closing of transaction
Barry Callebaut expanding in North America
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Barry Callebaut continues to expand in North America

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Barry Callebaut completes investments in two manufacturing facilities and introduces new warehouse
Bensdorp Clean Debuting at SupplySide West 2017
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Bensdorp Clean Debuting at SupplySide West 2017

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New Clean Label Cocoa Powders
Gertrude Hawk Multicolor Inclusions
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Barry Callebaut to acquire Ingredients Division of Gertrude Hawk Chocolates

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Expansion of the North American Specialties & Decorations business
Barry Callebaut reveals the fourth type in chocolate: Ruby
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Barry Callebaut reveals the fourth type in chocolate: Ruby

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80 years after the introduction of White chocolate
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Join MassChallenge Switzerland now - bring your ideas to the next level

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Barry Callebaut as a founding partner helped to launch MassChallenge Switzerland, a non-profit startup accelerator. Now it's the time to apply for the new wave of MassChallenge Switzerland 2017 and pursue your innovative ideas with the support of the most startup friendly accelerator on the planet!
School opening Kims Chocolates
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“I grew up in poverty – and know that education is the only way out of it”

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Fons Maex is the son of a coal miner. Today he is the CEO of Kim’s Chocolates, one of the biggest chocolate producers in Belgium. This is the story about how Kim’s Chocolates is bringing education to 65,000 children in Tanzania – a tribute to Fons’s parents.
Barry Callebaut Chocolate Blocks
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Changes in the Executive Committee of Barry Callebaut as of September 1, 2017

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David S. Johnson, CEO & President Americas to retire; Peter Boone, currently Chief Innovation & Quality Officer, to succeed him; Pablo E. Perversi appointed new Chief Innovation & Quality Officer; Ben De Schryver, President Asia Pacific, promoted to member of the Executive Committee
Opening BC Studio Bandung
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Opening new doors to Craft, Create & Collaborate!

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Barry Callebaut today launches our first BC Studio in Asia. Built with a vision to cater to the evolving needs of food manufacturers and their markets in the region, the new BC Studio in Bandung, Indonesia, is a cool addition to our host of innovation capabilities.
sugar cane
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Driving sustainable cane sugar production: Barry Callebaut joins Bonsucro

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Barry Callebaut has joined Bonsucro, the global change platform for sugarcane. Sugar, being a key ingredient in chocolate, plays an important role in our Forever Chocolate sustainability journey towards 100% sustainable ingredients in our products.
Massimo Garavaglia and Valerio D'Orsogna
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Barry Callebaut to acquire D'Orsogna Dolciaria, a leading Specialties and Decorations player

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Expanding presence in Specialties & Decorations segment
Barry Callebaut Chocolate Blocks
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World’s leading chocolate company Barry Callebaut to announce innovative breakthrough

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Today, Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, announces a unique product innovation – one of the biggest breakthroughs in chocolate in 80 years. This invention, that has been in the making for more than 10 years, will be presented to the world during an exclusive event on September 5, 2017 in Shanghai, China.
Barry Callebaut Chocolate Blocks
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Barry Callebaut Group – 9-Month Key Sales Figures, Fiscal Year 2016/17

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Good growth momentum continues
Cocoa farmers
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Discovering chocolate’s true carbon cost

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With multiple ingredients and a complex manufacturing and processing chain, calculating an accurate carbon footprint for chocolate is not as easy as it may seem. As we work towards becoming a carbon positive business, we’re improving how we measure and understand the carbon footprint of chocolate. This story shows how this is also helping us become a forest positive business.
Chefs at the pastry seminar in Milan in front of the Duomo
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Gathering Barry Callebaut Gourmet Pastry Chefs from all over the world

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Once every year Barry Callebaut invites all its Gourmet Pastry Chef for an event filled with enchanting sweet creations. 41 Chefs from 22 different countries flew over to Milano for this year’s 6th edition – some of them new joiners, but also passionate Chefs that have been part of the Barry Callebaut Gourmet community for more than 20 years.

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