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Barry Callebaut Group – 3-Month Key Sales Figures, Fiscal Year 2018/19

Steady start to the year and new mid-term guidance

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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.
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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

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 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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Barry Callebaut strengthens its Gourmet offerings for the growing community of professional chocolatiers in China

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China likely to become the world’s largest Gourmet market
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Cocoa nurseries program is expanding in Indonesia

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One of Barry Callebaut’s primary goals in Forever Chocolate is to lift more than 500,000 farmers out of poverty. To get there, we can improve farm productivity and increase the yield of high-quality cocoa.
Cocoa Snapshot - The manifold challenges on the road to #ForeverChocolate
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The manifold challenges on the road to #ForeverChocolate

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A recent study revealed the challenges cocoa farmers face in Côte d’Ivoire. These are manifold, difficult to overcome and stem from the fact that a majority of farmers still live below the national poverty line. We summarized the reports’ insight into an infographic, which also is indicative of the KPI’s we will continue to track in our Cocoa Horizons program.
World Cocoa Foundation et. al. commit to end deforestation
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The Road to Bonn

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Barry Callebaut committed to become carbon and forest positive under its Forever Chocolate sustainability strategy. This week, together with other leading chocolate and cocoa companies, we committed to end deforestation - with the support of non-governmental organizations such as the Prince of Wales' International Sustainability Unit (ISU).
Madagascar after Cyclone Enawo

Cyclone Enawo hitting Madagascar - Barry Callebaut and Prova providing immediate assistance to support farmers on the ground

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Last week, tropical storm Enawo hit Madagascar as the most powerful storm in 13 years. The storm reached the island in the SAVA region, where Barry Callebaut and Prova launched their joint project to introduce cocoa farming to Madagascar’s main vanilla producing area. Currently, a full assessment of the damages and the effects to the joint project is not possible. Both companies are donating CHF 50,000 together for immediate support of the local farmers.
Female cocoa farmer in Cameroon
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On International Women’s Day, Barry Callebaut celebrates women like Marie Tanoh, champion cocoa farmer

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Marie is the President of cocoa cooperative, Boukabla, located in Niablé, eastern Côte d'Ivoire. The cooperative made up of almost 200 female farmers, supplies UTZ Certified cocoa to Barry Callebaut.
Barry Callebaut rated „Ambitious“ in the WWF Swiss Food Industry Rating.

A great start

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Barry Callebaut rated „Ambitious“ in the WWF Swiss Food Industry Rating.
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Cocoa Farmers in Côte d'Ivoire continue to live in poverty

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New study shows the road to make cocoa a sustainable and high yielding crop is still long
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American Almond celebrates move to new facility

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Magdalini Fliska moved. Luckily it wasn’t away from our Barry Callebaut family. Better still, it wasn’t away from her role as a Process Engineer with American Almond either. It wasn’t even to a new home for her family. And perhaps best of all, she didn’t make her move alone - the successful move was all about a joint team effort.

Barry Callebaut presents new range of awesome fillings at ISM

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La Morella Nuts adds crunch with new range of organic Mediterranean nuts

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Barry Callebaut Group – 3-Month Key Sales Figures, Fiscal Year 2016/17

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Steady start, consistent above-market growth

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Head of External Affairs
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Head of Media Relations
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Head of Investor Relations
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