Barry Callebaut is set to acquire the cocoa ingredients division of Petra Foods in a $950 million (€730m) deal that will see the firm ‘significantly strengthen its position in cocoa processing'.
Barry Callebaut’s joint venture cocoa partner Biopartenaire is now Rainforest Alliance Certified - a move that forms part of a wider puzzle of efforts towards sustainability, it said.
Major industry players including Mars, Mondelez International and Barry Callebaut are due to appear at the World Cocoa Conference in the Ivory Coast, which gets underway today.
Barry Callebaut's plant in Dijon, France has reopened after a bomb warning last week.
A bomb alert has forced Barry Callebaut to temporarily close a factory in Dijon, France that it recently agreed to sell.
Barry Callebaut full-year profits have fallen slightly after it made significant investments in its supply chain as factories in developed markets reached capacity.
Barry Callebaut has announced that it will construct a new factory in Turkey to tap into rising chocolate consumption in the market.
Barry Callebaut has appointed ex-Unilever man Peter Boone as its new chief innovation officer.
Barry Callebaut has reached a settlement with workers at a factory in the UK after strikes were staged earlier in the week over a pay dispute.
Barry Callebaut has told ConfectioneryNews.com that it is looking to reach a settlement with around 100 employees in the UK who staged strikes yesterday and on Saturday over a pay...
A new player has entered the global chocolate market after Barry Callebaut sells its final consumer goods factory, based in France.
Chocolate giant Barry Callebaut has announced the opening of its first ever Chocolate Academy in Mexico – the latest product of its exclusive distribution partnership with Chocolates Turin.
Chocolate processor Barry Callebaut has paid €2.4m in premiums to Ivory Coast cooperatives in Africa for Rainforest Alliance certified cocoa.
Barry Callebaut has announced that it will collaborate with Rainforest Alliance to train members from five farmer cooperatives in Cameroon to produce certified cocoa.
Barry Callebaut has received a positive opinion from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for a health claim linking cocoa to improved blood flow in news that has been welcomed...
Swiss chocolate processor Barry Callebaut has won an article 13.5 health claim from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for a dossier linking cocoa flavanols and blood circulation.
Barry Callebaut has posted modest growth in its nine-month sales figures driven by volume gains in North and South America.
Barry Callebaut has announced that it is to spend $1 million (€833,000) on a Center of Cocoa Excellence in the Ivory Coast in a bid to double cocoa yields from...
Barry Callebaut has restated its third quarter (Q3) results for 2010/11 following the sales of its European Consumer Products business Stollwerck to the Belgian Baronie Group.
Barry Callebaut has announced that chief innovation officer Hans Vriens has quit after seven years at the company.
Barry Callebaut has announced plans to relocate production to a new site in Japan to meet rising demand from domestic confectioner Morinaga.
Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has acquired a new plant in Canada and plans to expand another facility in the US, increasing its capacity by 60,000 tonnes.
Sir Bob Geldof will be among the keynote speakers at Barry Callebaut’s Chocovision 2012 conference in Davos, which kicks off tomorrow.
Barry Callebaut has launched a lactose-free milk chocolate that it claims has a similar taste to regular milk chocolate.
Barry Callebaut has announced that its gourmet brand Finest Belgian Chocolate will now only use cocoa from sustainable sources.