Company history
(Archive 1996-2012)

The Barry Callebaut Group, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, resulted from a merger in 1996 between two iconic chocolate makers, the Belgian Callebaut and the French Cacao Barry. During the past quarter of a century, Barry Callebaut Group became the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, mastering every step in the value chain from the sourcing of raw materials to the production of the finest chocolates. We are the heart and engine of the chocolate industry and our mission is to be number one in all attractive customer segments.

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2004

  • Acquisition of the vending mix business of AM Foods in Sweden

2003

1999

1998

  • Barry Callebaut (BARN) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange

1997

  • Barry Callebaut grows through geographic expansion into strategic growth markets and outsourcing contracts

1996

  • The Belgian chocolate producer Callebaut and the French chocolate company Cacao Barry join forces, creating a new company called Barry Callebaut

 

History milestones 2013 - 2022

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