Today, we are celebrating the grand opening of our first chocolate factory in Indonesia: In addition to our two cocoa factories in Bandung and Makassar we are expanding our presence in Indonesia with a new chocolate factory in Gresik to supply chocolate to our customer GarudaFood. Read more: http://ow.ly/sCKW304QmUy
As announced in June 2015, Barry Callebaut entered into a long-term outsourcing agreement with GarudaFood Group, one of the largest food and beverage companies in Indonesia, which involves the supply of at least 10,000 tonnes of compound chocolate per year to GarudaFood as well as the set-up of Barry Callebaut’s own operations.
Vanilla is a key ingredient for us when making chocolate. Today we announced a novel project empowering vanilla farmers in the world's key area when it comes to vanilla, Madagascar. Read why we are bringing in our vast cocoa knowledge into this joint project with Prova, one of the world's premier manufacturers of vanilla extracts and flavors - read why together with Prova we are introducing cocoa farming in Madagascar's vanilla production: http://ow.ly/A6SL304mWSb.
3 years ago we celebrated the inauguration of our joint cocoa factory with PT Comextra Majora in Makassar, Indonesia. These days our colleagues celebrated the anniversary! Happy Birthday!
Read here our initial inaugration announcement: http://bddy.me/2czDiKy
#InterestingReading #HarvardBusinessReview: Companies don't operate in isolation. The 5 elements needed to collaborate on 'Shared Value' - with CocoaAction as one example: http://bddy.me/2cmksJP
We are proud to be a member of CocoaAction and contribute to increase agricultural productivity and support communities in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana!
We just received an honor for our "HORIZONS" sustainability program in the USA.
“This recognition will not only promote our efforts in sustainability, but also drive further innovations around environmental protection across all segments of the baking field,” says Seema Kedia, marketing manager, Food Manufacturers Products for Barry Callebaut USA.
Read more: http://ow.ly/phVa303PjCG
Making cocoa farming more sustainable and profitable for farmers is key: That's why we are proud to announce that we partnered with IFC - a member of the World Bank Group - and IDH - the Dutch Sustainable Trade Initiative - for a risk sharing partnership of USD 9 million to cover up to 103,000 smallholder cocoa farmers in Cote d’Ivoire by 2020.
Read more about this ground breaking partnership: http://bddy.me/2bJY2TS
We launched our new, relocated Callebaut® Chocolate Academy center in Mumbai, India today! Our center in Mumbai is one of the company’s 19th chocolate training centers in the world. We’ll let you in on an open secret - this is really where all the Gourmet magic happens. The center is where professional chocolatiers, chefs and chocolate artisans gather for the valuable exchange of technical skills, training, innovation and dialogue so that chocolate lovers like us get the best chocolate experience possible.
Read more on our corporate website: https://lnkd.in/e4YST-E
Congrats to our colleagues from the Gourmet team: Food Ink, the world's first 3D-printing restaurant, partnered w/ Callebaut's Finest Belgian Chocolate to use its famous 811-line for the 3D-printed desserts!
From July 25 to 27, Food Ink resided in London with its pop-up restaurant where everything is 3D-printed, from the chairs, the cutlery to the food.
Pascale Meulemeester, Vice President of Barry Callebaut's Global Gourmet business: "It is a great honor for us to be part of this event and participate in this highly innovative project. This proves again that Callebaut's Finest Belgian Chocolate is the chocolate preferred by chefs worldwide."