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Outsourcing

Analysts expect the industry to consolidate by outsourcing manufacturing and focusing purely on sales and marketing. Follow firms providing contracting manufacturing and private label here.

Elizabeth Shaw hopes to extend its range by outsourcing

Elizabeth Shaw, a UK manufacturer of premium chocolates, will close its factory and outsource the production of its brands.

Signs of hope for troubled Barry Callebaut

Troubled chocolate maker Barry Callebaut has increased sales volumes during its financial first quarter, but the growth has meant a tumble in profit margin.

Barry Callebaut chocolate could be good for the brain

The world's leading cocoa processor Barry Callebaut said yesterday that it had new evidence to support the anti-cancer and anti-ageing benefits of its healthy chocolate Acticoa.

Barry Callebaut's American interests grow

Cocoa manufacturing giant Barry Callebaut has underlined the importance of the US in its global portfolio with the opening of a new $20 million facility.

Barry Callebaut credit to feed growth

Barry Callebaut's new €850 million credit facility could help the company expand further into emerging markets.

Barry Callebaut stabilises for future growth

Barry Callebaut's new €850million credit facility could help the company expand further into emerging markets.

Leading chocolate supplier Barry Callebaut doubles production in Ghana

Barry Callebaut, the world's largest supplier of bulk chocolate, is set to double its cocoa grinding capacity in the African country of Ghana.

Chocolate consumer unit cuts into Barry Callebaut profit

Barry Callebaut, the world's largest supplier of bulk chocolate, plans to cut costs in Europe as the Swiss firm posts a fall in revenue for nine month figures.

Restructuring delay contributes to Barry Callebaut slump

Barry Callebaut, the world's leading supplier of chocolate to the confectionery industry, has reported a 6 per cent fall in first quarter sales revenues to CHF1.15bn (€0.79bn) as squeezed margins...

Year end shows strong growth for Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut, the world's top supplier of industrial chocolate to the confectionery industry, has delivered strong profit for the year, boosted by the integration of recently acquired US confectionery firm...

Barry Callebaut sees own label potential

Switzerland's Barry Callebaut group has made no secret of its desire to move into the added-value segment of the confectionery market, reducing its reliance on the volatile commodity segment through...

Barry Callebaut invests in mixes

Leading chocolate ingredients supplier Barry Callebaut is targeting the European chocolate and cappuccino vending mix business with the acquisition of cappuccino mix company AM Foods from Nordic dairy firm Arla...

Consumer focus for Barry Callebaut

Leading Swiss Chocolate processor Barry Callebaut says that on the back of strong six monthly results it will be looking to increase its presence in the consumer sector.

Barry Callebaut hit by currencies

Barry Callebaut , the world's leading manufacturer of cocoa and chocolate products, increased its sales revenue, operating profit (EBIT) and net profit. However, geopolitical uncertainties and...

Callebaut closes in

Chocolate giant Barry Callebaut has announced the completion of its acquisition of US-based Brach's Confections Holding. The takeover gives Barry Callebaut a significant presence in...

Added value drive from Barry Callebaut

Just over a year after its acquisition of Germany's Stollwerck, Swiss chocolate producer Barry Callebaut is to buy the US group Brach's, further strengthening its...

Barry Callebaut reduces down time

Global chocolate manufacturer, Barry Callebaut, claims that the installation of a Lock Inspection Systems metal detector and conveyor belt system has significantly improved efficiency and...

Even keel for Barry Callebaut

Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut has increased sales of chocolate products despite tough market conditions - evidence, it claims, that its product mix is the...

Barry Callebaut well balanced

Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut has increased sales of chocolate products despite tough market conditions - evidence, it claims, that its product mix is the...

Strong first half performance from Barry Callebaut

After a solid start to the year boosted by the acquisition of the Stollwerck group, Swiss chocolate producer Barry Callebaut has continued to improve in...

Stollwerck acquisition boosts Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut, the Swiss company which is the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, has published its first set of quarterly results...

Luijckx joins Barry Callebaut group

Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut has continued its European expansion with the acquisition of the Dutch-Belgian company Luijckx, which operates at the luxury end of...

Barry Callebaut warns of cocoa crisis

Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut has warned that the deepening crisis in the Ivory Coast could have a serious knock on effect on cocoa prices,...

Confectionery challenge for private label

Private label products have come a long way in recent years, in many countries shrugging off the cheap and cheerful image and now being presented...

Barry Callebaut improves in difficult climate

Despite sharp rises in raw material prices, Swiss chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has reported a profit and dividend increase on a decent sales growth for...

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