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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 Group – 9-Month Key Sales Figures, Fiscal Year 2015/16

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Good volume growth continues
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Barry Callebaut Group enhances efforts for signature Cocoa Horizons sustainability programme in Ghana

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Barry Callebaut announced the further expansion of its signature Cocoa Horizons sustainability programme in Ghana during a special event attended by local business, community and government leaders. The Cocoa Horizons programme will be implemented through its wholly owned subsidiary, Nyonkopa Cocoa Buying Limited, which was acquired by Barry Callebaut in 2015.
Visit Cocoa Farmers Wieze - Greeting Scene
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Sharing the love for chocolate: From Côte d'Ivoire to the birthplace of Belgian chocolate

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Barry Callebaut invited two brave female managers from Côte d'Ivoire to visit its factory and talk about their challenges on the ground.
Barry Callebaut Beverages Academy Sweden - Ribbon Cutting
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Our brand-new center of expertise for Beverages

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The 19 Chocolate Academy™ centers worldwide play a key role in Barry Callebaut’s Gourmet & Specialties’ success story. With the opening of the first Van Houten Beverage™ Academy center in Sweden, the company transfers a proven concept into a new business segment. The new center of expertise will offer customers of Barry Callebaut specialized services for chocolate, cocoa and all powder based beverages products.
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Barry Callebaut collaborates with SAP to offer an innovative app to boost sustainability data management

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Towards more traceability and sustainability in cocoa farming
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Barry Callebaut and IDH, the Sustainable Trade Initiative, partner to implement innovative cocoa sustainability programs

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Making cocoa farming more sustainable and profitable for cocoa farmers
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Barry Callebaut extends sustainability activities for cocoa farmers in Indonesia

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Expansion in Indonesia reaffirms company's commitment in Asia
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Barry Callebaut successfully prices bond

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Barry Callebaut AG (the “Company”), the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, announced today the successful placement of EUR 450 million 8-year 2.375% Senior Fixed Rate Notes (the “Notes”) at an issue price of 99.104, yielding 2.5%. The offering of the Notes created sizeable demand and was significantly oversubscribed, allowing the Company to price at a historically low coupon and substantially improve the Company’s financial flexibility as well as its liquidity profile.
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Barry Callebaut launches new Senior Notes offering

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Barry Callebaut AG (the “Company”) announced today that it intends to raise, via Barry Callebaut Services N.V., EUR 350 million, with the option to raise a higher amount, from the issuance of Senior Fixed Rate Notes with a maturity of 8 to 10 years (the “Notes”). This transaction will be another key step in strengthening the Company’s liquidity profile.
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Barry Callebaut inaugurates further classrooms in rural cocoa farming communities in West Africa

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Cocoa Horizons Foundation funds 3 education projects in Côte d’Ivoire
Antoine de Saint-Affrique, CEO Barry Callebaut
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'Finanz und Wirtschaft' interview with CEO Antoine de Saint-Affrique

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"We’ve got our finger on the pulse of the market." - Antoine de Saint-Affrique, CEO of Barry Callebaut, talks with 'Finanz und Wirtschaft' - a leading Swiss-german business newspaper - about the company’s growth opportunities and its ability to reinvent itself over and over again (a short summary in English please see below).
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Barry Callebaut, the Cocoa Horizons Foundation and Kim’s Chocolates team up to support cocoa farmers and their communities

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Cocoa Horizons Foundation extends activities to cocoa farming communities in Tanzania
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Barry Callebaut Group – Half-Year Results, Fiscal Year 2015/16

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Solid volume growth, strong free cash flow
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Barry Callebaut Group Expands West Coast Factory

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Further Growth in Region Americas
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Barry Callebaut’s popular fillings Crema dell’Artigiano™ and Tintoretto™ switch to RSPO1 segregated palm products

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Towards offering fully traceable solutions to its customers
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Barry Callebaut completes acquisition of FrieslandCampina Kievit vending activities

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Closing of transaction
Sharing of cocoa cultivation experience
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Training and Certified for Success in Indonesia

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Haji Saleh owns a UTZ certified cocoa farm in the Polman (Polewali Mandar) district in the West Sulawesi province of Indonesia. For Haji Saleh and many other cocoa farmers in Polman, cocoa cultivation – a family tradition reaching back for five generations – has gradually improved with the support of cocoa sustainability activities.
Water for Life group in front of Civilization Museum
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Water for Life...for All study tour in Cameroon

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In January 2016, 26 Barry Callebaut employees from around the world were invited to visit Cameroon, one of the cocoa origin countries where Barry Callebaut has implemented cocoa sustainability programs. The employees are part of the company’s initiative “Winning Together” aiming to engage employees in corporate social responsibility activities.

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Your Barry Callebaut Group Contacts

Christiaan Prins
Head of External Affairs
+41 43 204 03 76
Frank Keidel
Head of Media Relations
+41 76 399 69 06​
Claudia Pedretti
Head of Investor Relations
+41 43 204 04 23