Focusing further on cocoa bean sourcing and processing, Zurich-based Barry Callebaut spins-off Chococam, the last of its consumer activities in Africa, to South African food firm Tiger Brands.
New outsourcing contracts for industrial cocoa from new and existing chocolate makers boost volume growth for cocoa supplier Barry Callebaut, helping to offset harmful exchange rates, energy prices and inflation.
The allocation of aid between UK sugar beet growers and contractors will remain unchanged from the original proposal made in British Sugar's application, despite suggestions it could have been re-negotiated,...
Barry Callebaut has linked its origin chocolates with different wine varieties, in an effort to tap into a growing premium chocolate market by highlighting the 'sophisticated' connection.
Barry Callebaut has successfully closed its acquisition of a 60 per cent stake in Malaysia's KLK Cocoa - a strategic move expected to give the Swiss firm leverage to expand...
Barry Callebaut has acquired a 49 per cent stake in Biolands of Tanzania, Africa's largest exporter of certified organic cocoa, after purchasing 100 per cent of its top-end cocoa for...
Barry Callebaut today said profits for the first half of the year remained stable as high input and expansion costs offset overall sales volume increases for the Switzerland-based firm.
Swiss chocolate company Barry Callebaut is to purchase a 60 per cent share of Malaysia's KL Kepong Cocoa Products in a move designed to increase its sourcing capacity in Asia.
Barry Callebaut is hoping to strengthen relationships within the industry and build its business in North America with the opening of a chocolate academy in Chicago.
Spanish confectionery firm Natra yesterday posted increases in both sales and margins, attributed by the company to November's acquisition of Belgium-based chocolate firm All Crump.
Barry Callebaut reported increased sales volume for the first quarter of this fiscal year as a result of a mounting trend for food manufacturers to outsource their chocolate needs.
Swiss-based Barry Callebaut today announced the completion of a deal to acquire production facilities from Japanese company Morinaga, only one day after the inauguration of the company's manufacturing plant in...
Swiss-based Barry Callebaut hopes to profit from China, Cadbury denies selling its Australian beverage arm, and Rocky Mountain focuses on franchises after poor Q3 sales.
Swiss confectioner Barry Callebaut this week closed the acquisition of Food Processing International's cocoa factory in Philadelphia, increasing its factory network and supply chain in North America.
Switzerland-based Barry Callebaut this week claimed it now offers the largest selection of origin chocolates having extended its portfolio to include more than 40 different varieties.
Switzerland-based confectionery Barry Callebaut yesterday said it has completed the sale of US subsidiary Brach's, in order to focus on its core chocolate businesses.
Spain-based Natra is now the largest private label producer of chocolate spread in the EU, after recent acquisitions in Italy and Belgium, the company claims.
Barry Callebaut announces the roll-out of probiotic chocolate to meet consumer demand for health and wellness foods.
Barry Callebaut has reported growth in full year 2006/7 that outstrips the chocolate sector at large, largely driven by sales to food manufacturers with which it has several big new deals.
Barry Callebaut is forging ahead with research that could establish the humble cocoa bean as one of the most potent healthy foods available to man, according to the chocolate giant's...
Natra said yesterday it will tap the premium and private label chocolate markets with a new range of Belgium truffles, only two days after acquiring a chocolate factory in the...
Spanish cocoa company Natra announced yesterday the acquisition of Belgium-based All Crump, as part of the company's plans to enter the chocolate spread market.
Barry Callebaut today said it is adding to its healthy chocolate portfolio with the official launch of a cocoa product containing a high level of antioxidant flavanols.
Chocolate giant Barry Callebaut has taken over a factory in America, which will help the firm boost output by more than 50,000 tons over the next three years.
Barry Callebaut is moving in on the expanding chocolate market in Japan through a new alliance with confectionery company Morinaga.