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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.
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Can we really make Asian cocoa great again?

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People all over the world carry some form of responsibility: some towards the American nation and others, towards making the planet great again. For us, it's the duty to “make Asian cocoa great again.”
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.
Chocolate factory
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Making chocolate in a factory: What’s real and what’s Hollywood?

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It’s not every day that we open our chocolate factory to the public. Well, Willy Wonka certainly did not do that - except when he gave out golden tickets to some lucky children. We know how blessed we are to be making chocolate for the last 20 years in Singapore, so we decided to give Teresa an exclusive look into what really goes on inside our chocolate factory.
Barry Callebaut Factory Singapore 20y Anniversary
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Growing up responsibly in Asia

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20 years ago, on this date, Barry Callebaut opened its first chocolate factory in Asia. Our Regional President for Region Asia Pacific, Ben De Schryver, reflects on the meaning of this anniversary for him.
Chocolate Academy Milan inauguration
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Barry Callebaut opens its 20th CHOCOLATE ACADEMY center in Milan

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Together with Davide Comaschi, winner of 2013’s World Chocolate Masters, we had the pleasure to inaugurate our 20th CHOCOLATE ACADEMY center, accompanied by some of our senior management members, sponsors and renowned chefs.
Barry Callebaut Chocolate Blocks
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Barry Callebaut couples sustainability with its renewed banking credit facility

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Increase and extension of revolving credit facility
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Join us in making sustainable chocolate the norm by 2025!

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In November 2016, Barry Callebaut launched FOREVER CHOCOLATE, its new sustainability strategy with four ambitious goals, as well as measurable commitments. Our CEO, Antoine de Saint-Affrique, explains below why FOREVER CHOCOLATE is at the core of our company and makes perfect business sense.
Palm oil kernels
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Transforming the palm oil industry: Barry Callebaut joins the Palm Oil Innovation Group

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Under its sustainability strategy Forever Chocolate, Barry Callebaut has committed to have 100% of the ingredients in its products coming from sustainable sources as well as zero deforestation in its supply chain. Sustainable palm oil plays an important role in fulfilling both of these objectives.
School Class in Côte d'Ivoire
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Birth certificates - and why they can be crucial to avoid child labor

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Today, June 12, is the World Day Against Child Labor. As a company deeply rooted in cocoa origin countries and communities, especially in West Africa, we are still faced with the fact that children are working on cocoa farms, predominantly in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. That is why we committed to eradicating child labor from our supply chain by 2025. Supporting parents in formally registering their children is one element in a portfolio of actions we do.
Cocoa Farmers in Tanzania
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Reaching farmers – how Joyce Iponja is helping to empower cocoa growers in Tanzania

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How to give farmers in remote places better access to supplies of seedlings? An initiative in Tanzania is bringing together cocoa farmers with people from local communities in order to improve the distribution of cocoa seedlings and enhance livelihoods. The program is part of Barry Callebaut’s sustainability strategy ‘Forever Chocolate’ and is driven by its direct sourcing organization Biolands in cooperation with KIM’s Chocolates.
Barry Callebaut and the Chocolate Academy Mexico announced the opening  of their new offices in Mexico City
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Barry Callebaut and the Chocolate Academy Mexico announced the opening of their new offices in Mexico City

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On Thursday May 18th , Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading supplier of chocolate and cocoa products, and the Chocolate Academy Mexico inaugurated their new offices in Mexico City, accompanied by the company’s senior management, special guests (ambassadors), renowned chefs and media outlets.
Barry Callebaut dark chocolate with fruits
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Fast facts about chocolate and cocoa

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Did you know that cocoa and dark chocolate are completely cholesterol-free, and that you don’t get acne from eating chocolate?
Umar, an agronomist with Barry Callebaut since 2013
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Innovations and best practices key to helping farmers’ livelihood in Indonesia

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Combining targeted field work and the use of new technology, field facilitators at Barry Callebaut are helping cocoa farmers in Indonesia to improve their sustainable farming practices. This year, we are taking new steps in our quest to continually improve agricultural practices and having better traceability of cocoa beans.
Half-Year Results, Fiscal Year 2016/17
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Barry Callebaut Group – Half-Year Results, Fiscal Year 2016/17

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Volume growth picking up, significant profit improvement
Chocolate Academy Singapore
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Game-changing and newly refreshed CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ centers in Asia Pacific

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The Gourmet division of the Barry Callebaut Group operates the most comprehensive teaching and training centers for artisans and professionals who want to improve their working skills in chocolate. Four of these 19 CHOCOLATE ACADEMY centers are located in Asia Pacific. These four centers have recently undergone a makeover - integrating a new visual brand identity - a homogeneous look and feel that is designed to inspire chef communities living and working within this dynamic growth region.
Cocoa Horizons
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Growing impact, driving change - the latest achievements of the Cocoa Horizons program

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Back in September 2015, Barry Callebaut created the Cocoa Horizons Foundation to help shape a sustainable future for cocoa and chocolate. The independent, non profit organization aims to improve the livelihoods of cocoa farmers and their communities through the promotion of sustainable, entrepreneurial farming, improved productivity and community development. The foundation recently published its year-end report highlighting the Cocoa Horizons program achievements from the 2015/16 fiscal year.
Mona Lisa Decorations
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Mona Lisa Announces Shift to HORIZONS Program as Cocoa Source for Decorative Chocolate Products

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Sustainable Chocolate Imperative to Industry’s Future

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