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Barry Callebaut Group – 9-Month Key Sales Figures, Fiscal Year 2018/19

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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
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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
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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.
Chef training at Chocolate Academy center Shanghai
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Barry Callebaut’s romance with online chocolate in China

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George Zhang, managing director of Barry Callebaut China, looks into the phenomenon of Double 11 – the largest one-day online sales in China – and the company’s move for e-commerce in the country.
Barry Callebaut introduces sensory language
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Barry Callebaut introduces sensory language

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Unraveling the taste of chocolate
Barry Callebaut cocoa farmers drying cocoa beans
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Swiss cocoa industry commits to sustainable cocoa

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Zurich - The Swiss Platform for Sustainable Cocoa was launched today, and Barry Callebaut is proud to be one of the founding members. This platform will play an important role in creating the market pull for sustainably sourced cocoa.
Barry Callebaut Group – 3-Month Key Sales Figures, Fiscal Year 2017/18
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Barry Callebaut Group – 3-Month Key Sales Figures, Fiscal Year 2017/18

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Strong start to the year
kitkat ruby
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KITKAT® first brand to launch Ruby chocolate version

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Barry Callebaut and Nestlé partner in world premiere
Barry Callebaut factory in China
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Barry Callebaut sees China’s potential as one of the world’s biggest chocolate markets

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Celebrates 10-year anniversary of its chocolate factory in China
Annual General Meeting 2017 of Barry Callebaut AG
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Annual General Meeting 2017 of Barry Callebaut AG

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All motions approved by shareholders
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Solo Gelato: melting the ice cream industry with help from Barry Callebaut

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Solo Gelato plans to disrupt the ice cream industry with their innovative NESPRESSO-style capsule system for instant fresh ice cream. Barry Callebaut has been helping to bring this goal to fruition.
Women Farmers
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From the perfect chocolate recipe to women’s empowerment

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We’ve been working together with our customer Edward Marc Chocolatier to transform the livelihoods of women cocoa farmers across West Africa. The venture is showing that sustainability is not only supporting communities and the environment but also makes business sense.
Dairy cows
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Setting the benchmark for sustainable dairy production

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What is sustainable dairy? Together with the Food Animal Initiative (FAI) we have formulated 15 principles that answer this question.
cocoa nibs
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Reducing our energy consumption through innovation

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Becoming a carbon positive business in the next seven years means we have to rethink how we do things. At our cocoa and chocolate processing plant in Quebec, Canada, teams have come up with a new way to treat and preheat beans that reduces the consumption of natural gas. It has also brought some extra benefits to our commercial output.
Cocoa farmers at warehouse
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Benchmarking Cocoa Farmer Poverty in Côte d’Ivoire

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Together with the French Development Agency AFD, Barry Callebaut executed a study to benchmark cocoa farmer poverty in Côte d’Ivoire. The results show that much work remains to be done to support cocoa farmer income.
Cocoa harvesting
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Improving cocoa farmer productivity through farm services

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Through its Farm service program, Barry Callebaut is working with cocoa farmers to improve their productivity and herewith their income.
Barry Callebaut progress report Forever Chocolate 2016/17
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Barry Callebaut publishes progress report Forever Chocolate 2016/17

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On track towards 100% sustainable chocolate by 2025

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